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|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Availability|
|1990.||Vintage Books edition.||Vintage Books||252 pages ; 21 cm|| |
Central - Adult Nonfiction
Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
|2020.||Penguin Press||296 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm|| |
Central - Adult Biography
B TOKLAS A
|1993.||Modern Library||ix, 342 pages ; 19 cm|| |
American writer Gertrude Stein was definitely decades ahead of her time. Injecting experimental and avant-garde elements into her work, she described her method as "literary cubism"—an understandable goal for someone who was close friends with Picasso and many other important artists of the day. Although the collection Three Lives definitely pushes the literary envelope, the stories still manage to convey tender and engaging human...
Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms from 1914 is a poetic exploration of words - clustered, juxtaposed, redefined and played off one another - to subterfuge their common meanings, which Stein felt had become watered down, and to re-infuse them with expressive force.