Gertrude Stein and the Making of an American Celebrity by Karen Leick

By Karen Leick

This booklet is a cultural heritage of Stein’s upward push to repute and the functionality of literary star in the United States from 1910 to 1935. through reading now not the ways in which Stein portrayed the preferred in her paintings, however the methods the preferred portrayed her, this learn indicates that there has been an intimate courting among literary modernism and mainstream tradition and that modernist writers and texts have been even more famous than has been formerly stated. particularly, Leick finds in the course of the case learn of Stein that the connection among mass tradition and modernism in the United States was once much less hostile, extra effective and built-in than prior stories have suggested.

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