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  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...


  • This volume contains the following works by Gertrude Stein: “Tender Buttons” “Three Lives: Stories of The Good Anna, Melanctha, and The Gentle Anna” “Geography and Plays” “Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein” Stein is the author of the...


  • "Alphabets and names make games and everybody has a name and all the same they have in a way to have a birthday," muses Gertrude Stein in "To Do: A Book of Alphabets and Birthdays." Written in 1940 and intended as a follow-up to her children's book "...


  • 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 ...


  • This is the first paperback edition of one of Stein's most revealing novels. Written in 1925-26 (but not published until 1958), it is Stein's midcareer assessment of herself, her writing, and her relationships, composed in the unique style for which ...


  • "Three Lives" is a series of novellas, three independent stories set in the fictional town of Bridgepoint. The first story is that of "The Good Anna", about Anna Federner, a servant of "solid lower middle-class south german s...


  • Nothing much happens in the book. It would be impossible to prepare an outline of the plot (as opposed, say, to?"The Making of Americans"). The action is purely interior: a great deal is noticed, digested, absorbed, compared. The result can be read s...







  • Before becoming the patron of Lost Generation artists, Gertrude Stein established her reputation as an innovative author whose style was closer to painting than literature. Stein's strong influence on 20th-century literature is evident in this 1915 w...


  • Gilbert A. Harrison, for many years editor in chief of the New Republic, was one of Stein's publishers. For this volume, he selected excerpts from her essays, novels, plays, poems, lectures, and interviews, to introduce readers to a little-known aspe...



  • The American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), known for her innovative literary style, settled in Paris in 1903, where she supported the work of a number of artists and writers. Paris France (1940) is a witty, anecdotal account of Stein's lifelong ...


  • This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career. It includes The Autobiography o...




  • The first published work of fiction by legendary author and poet Gertrude Stein, Three Lives is a collection of two short stories and a novella focusing on the bleak existence that faced immigrant and minority women in turn-of-the-century America. ...



  • Consists of three character studies of women; "The Good Anna"--a kind but domineering German servingwoman; "Melanctha"--an uneducated but sensitive black girl; "The Gentle Lena"--a pathetically feebleminded young German maid. From the Paperback ed...


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    "A Long Gay Book" (the novella that opens this volume -- a novella so substantial that it could well fill a volume by itself) is written in the stream-of-consciousness style that Stein helped to make famous....