×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Three Lives and Tender Buttons
     

Three Lives and Tender Buttons

5.0 1
by Gertrude Stein
 

See All Formats & Editions

Three short stories and prose poetry by the famous feminist... Three Lives is "a fine new kind of realism." (William James)

Tender Buttons is "to writing what cubism is to art." (W.G. Rogers)

Overview

Three short stories and prose poetry by the famous feminist... Three Lives is "a fine new kind of realism." (William James)

Tender Buttons is "to writing what cubism is to art." (W.G. Rogers)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781494840150
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/30/2013
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, 1874, to an affluent Jewish family, spent her early childhood in Vienna and Paris, and later grew up in Oakland, California. At Radcliffe College she studied under William James, who remained her lifelong friend, and then went to Johns Hopkins to study medicine. Abandoning her studies, she moved to Paris with her brother Leo in 1903. At 27 rue de Fleurus, Gertrude Stein lived with Alice B. Toklas, who would remain her companion for forty years. Not only was she an innovator in literature and a supporter of modern poetry and art, she was the friend and mentor of those who visited her at her now-famous home: Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Jean Cocteau, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sherwood Anderson, and Guillaume Appollinaire. Her first important book was Three Lives (1909), then Tender Buttons (1914), followed by her magnum opus, The Making of Americans (1925), and the book which became a huge popular success, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933). Just before her death at the age of 72 on July 27, 1946, she asked Alice Toklas from her hospital bed, “What is the answer?” Getting no answer, she then asked, “In that case, what is the question?”

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Three Lives and Tender Buttons 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago