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The making of Americans : being a history of a family's progress

Author: Gertrude Stein
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1995.
Series: American literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Making of Americans, Gertrude Stein sets out to tell "a history of a family's progress," radically reworking the traditional family saga novel to encompass her vision of personality and psychological relationships. As the history progresses over three generations, Stein also meditates on her own writing, on the making of The Making of Americans, and on America.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Stein
ISBN: 1564780880 9781564780881
OCLC Number: 32429816
Description: xxxvi, 925 pages : 1 illustration ; 21 cm.
Series Title: American literature series.
Responsibility: Gertrude Stein ; foreword by William H. Gass ; introduction by Steven Meyer.

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"Essential for all literature collections . . . Several of Stein's titles returned to print in 1995, but none more important than The Making of Americans." Library Journal  Read more...

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"Essential for all literature collections... Several of Stein's titles returned to print in 1995, but none more important than The Making of Americans." -- Library Journal

 
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