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Gertrude Stein and the essence of what happens

Gertrude Stein and the essence of what happens

Author: Dana Cairns Watson
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005. ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

In this study, Dana Cairns Watson traces Gertrude Stein's growing fascination with the cognitive and political ramifications of conversation and how that interest influenced her writing over the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, Dana Cairns, 1966-
Gertrude Stein and the essence of what happens.
Nashville [Tenn.] : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005
Named Person: Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Cairns Watson
ISBN: 0826514626 9780826514622 0826514634 9780826514639
OCLC Number: 53967061
Description: x, 258 pages : frontispiece (portrait) ; 24 cm
Contents: Talking and listening in Stein's early life and works --
Modifying the mind : William James and Tender Buttons --
Conversational relations in Geography and Plays --
Talk in the thirties : in the present, with the past --
Talking boundaries into thresholds in Ida --
Expressing a state of mind : conversation, politics and individuality in Mrs. Reynolds and Brewsie and Willie.
Responsibility: Dana Cairns Watson.
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"Through a series of close readings, Dana Cairns Watson argues convincingly for the centrality of conversation in Gertrude Stein's work. More importantly, Watson places Stein's interest in and use of Read more...

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