Author:Stein, Gertrude; Van Vechten, Carl

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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