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Everybody's Autobiography

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2095812

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine & boards lightly toned & soiled, rear hinge starting, light stain on last text page and opposite page. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 318 pp. 8vo. In 1937, Gertrude Stein wrote a sequel to The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but this darker and more complex work was long misunderstood and neglected. An account of her experiences in the wake of having authored a bestseller, Everybody's Autobiography is as funny and engaging as The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but it is also a searing meditation on the meaning of success a... View more info

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Selected Operas & Plays of Gertrude Stein

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh: 1994

Seller ID: 2269121

ISBN: 0822955016

Condition: Very Good


Light creasing to spine. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As a writer for the theatre, Gertrude Stein was just as far ahead, or outside of the concerns of her time as she was as a novelist, essayist or poet. The range of this representative selection is wide enough to include her first miniature plays and her last, possibly grand, opera. View more info

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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Quality Paperback Book Club: 1993

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2280182

ISBN: 0965072517

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Wrappers rubbed. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Stein's famous autobiography of her partner. View more info

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Last Operas and Plays

By: Stein, Gertrude; Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Co., Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2095810

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, ink owner stamp on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1949 Hard Cover. xix, 480 pp. 8vo. In the more than 75 plays Gertrude Stein wrote between 1913 and 1946, she envisioned a new dramaturgy, beginning with the pictorial conception of a play as a landscape. She drew into her plays the daily flow of life around her - including the natural world - and turned cities, villages, parts of the dramatic structure, and even her own friends into characters. She made punctuation and typography part of her compositional style and chose words for their jo... View more info