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Irresistible dictation : Gertrude Stein and the correlations of writing and science

Author: Steven Meyer
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2001. ©2001
Series: Writing science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before Gertrude Stein became the twentieth century's preeminent experimental writer, she spent a decade conducting research at Harvard's psychological laboratory and the Johns Hopkins Medical School.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Named Person: Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein; Gertrude Stein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Meyer
ISBN: 0804733287 9780804733281 0804749302 9780804749305
OCLC Number: 45137549
Description: xxiii, 450 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Contents: Ecstatic science : natural history of the soul --
Beyond organic form : Gertrude Stein and Johns Hopkins neuroanatomy --
Line of divergence : Emerson and Stein --
At the Whiteheads' : science and the modern world --
Writing psychology over : toward a more radical empiricism --
Every field incomplete : mapping "The very abysses of our nature" --
"The physiognomy of the thing" : sentences and paragraphs in Stein and Wittgenstein --
Conclusion : "Sentences singing themselves."
Series Title: Writing science.
Responsibility: Steven Meyer.
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"Irresistible Dictation is dazzling, original, and wonderful. A major work about Gertrude Stein and her radical creativity, it also brings together literature and science in compelling ways. Steven Read more...

 
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