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Favored strangers : Gertrude Stein and her family

Author: Linda Wagner-Martin
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by extensive original research, Linda Wagner-Martin breaks with tradition in this major new biography. Here we find Gertrude Stein as we have never seen her before: as a member of her German-Jewish patriarchal family, as an undergraduate at Radcliffe, as an odd sort of feminist, as a medical student at Johns Hopkins University, as a lesbian and a lover, as an art collector, as a war survivor, and much more
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein; Stein family.; Gertrude Stein; Stein family.; Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Wagner-Martin
ISBN: 0813521696 9780813521695
OCLC Number: 31412160
Description: xvii, 346 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Linda Wagner-Martin.

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This biography contains anecdotes and details about Gertrude Stein's exchanges on art, life, food and literature with luminaries such as Hemingway, Matisse and Picasso. The author provides an  Read more...

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