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

Author: Gertrude Stein; William H Gass; Steven Meyer
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1995.
Series: American literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print 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: Fictional Work
Domestic fiction
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Stein; William H Gass; Steven Meyer
ISBN: 1564780880 9781564780881
OCLC Number: 1032685701
Description: xxxvi, 925 p. : 1 ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: American literature series.
Responsibility: Gertrude Stein ; foreword by William H. Gass ; introduction by Steven Meyer.

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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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