Gertrude Stein: The Language That Rises: 1923-1934

Gertrude Stein: The Language That Rises: 1923-1934

by Ulla E. Dydo, William Rice
     
 

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The definitive book on Gertrude Stein

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“This book will . . . radically change the way we read Gertrude Stein. It is an extremely scrupulous and brilliantly documented inquiry into the question that has faced every reader of Stein: How does one word lead to the next? I don’t know of any other critical book quite like this one, and I think that it possibly sets a model for genuine literary biography.”—Peter Quartermain, author of Disjunctive Poetics: From Gertrude Stein and Louis Zukofsky to Susan Howe

[Dydo’s] volume is something much more than just the most thorough reading Stein has ever had; it is a vision . . . of Stein herself. Dydo . . . has raised the bar for criticism and biography alike.—Ron Silliman, Talisman

“Perhaps the most comprehensive and surely the most interesting study of Stein’s compositional process yet attempted.”—Frances Richard, Brooklyn Rail

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810125261
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
12/19/2008
Series:
Avant-Garde & Modernism Studies Series
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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