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Stein, Gertrude 1874-1946

Works: 2,256 works in 5,920 publications in 23 languages and 191,989 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Poetry  Music 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Performer, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Narrator, Composer, Interviewee, Correspondent, Collector, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3537.T323, 818.5209
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Most widely held works about Gertrude Stein
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Three lives by Gertrude Stein( Book )

164 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition reprints the text of Stein's three avant-garde novellas of working-class women together with a wide spectrum of thematically arranged historical documents. The accompanying selections address the role and perception of women at the turn of the century; the impact of medical science, philosophy, modern art, and realism on Gertrude Stein as a developing writer; and issues of gender, race, religion, class, and sexual orientation. Excerpts from Stanton, Cooper, Wilder, Freud, James, and Du Bois enhance students' understanding and appreciation of Stein's 1909 literary experiment with character, language, and style."--Jacket
Gertrude Stein on Picasso by Gertrude Stein( Book )

123 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate and revealing memoir which offers insights into the life and art of the 20th century's greatest painter. Stien's close relationship with Picasso furnishes a unique vantage point in composing this perceptive and provocative reminiscence
Selected writings of Gertrude Stein by Gertrude Stein( Book )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 of Alice B. Toklas in its entirety; selected passages from The Making of Americans; "Melanctha"from Three Lives; portraits of the painters Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso; Tender Buttons; the opera Four Saints in Three Acts; and poem, plays, lectures, articles, sketches, and a generous portion of her famous book on the Occupation of France, Wars I Have Seen
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Tender buttons objects, food, rooms by Gertrude Stein( Book )

98 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 work of highly original prose rendered in thought-provoking experimental techniques
The making of Americans : being a history of a family's progress by Gertrude Stein( Book )

120 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Geography and plays by Gertrude Stein( )

45 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yale Gertrude Stein : selections by Gertrude Stein( Book )

30 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ida; a novel by Gertrude Stein( Book )

66 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman over het leven van een mooie, intelligente en dromerige jonge vrouw
The world is round by Gertrude Stein( Book )

57 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose wonders who she is, asking herself if she would still be Rose if her name were not Rose, and goes on a journey in search of herself
The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas : illustrated by Gertrude Stein( Book )

194 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selvbiografi om Gertrude Steins liv, udformet som om den var skrevet af hendes sekretr Alice B. Toklas
Paris France by Gertrude Stein( Book )

70 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American writer provides an anecdotal account of her lifelong love with the French city, offering her opinions on French culture, the cultural scene, and life with some of her famous friends
... Lectures in America by Gertrude Stein( Book )

50 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Introduces the American reader to the whole field of modern European art ... Ranging widely throughout painting, literature, and music"--Page 4 of cover
Narration; four lectures by Gertrude Stein( Book )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly famous in the wake of the publication of her groundbreaking Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein delivered her Narration lectures to packed audiences at the University of Chicago in 1935. Stein had not been back to her home country since departing for France in 1903, and her remarks reflect on the changes in American culture after thirty years abroad. In Stein's trademark experimental prose, Narration reveals the legendary writer's thoughts about the energy and mobility of the American people, the effect of modernism on literary form, the nature of history and its recording
How to write by Gertrude Stein( Book )

31 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernhurst, Q.E.D., and other early writings by Gertrude Stein( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last operas and plays by Gertrude Stein( Book )

32 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Church, amiably by Gertrude Stein( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in English and French and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It seemed lyrical to Miss Stein to name her character Lucy Church for the church at Lucey, [France]. This is the source of many of her names and images--they are puns from French to English. ... The result can be read simply as an account of being in the countryside, or more complexly, as an investigation into the interlocking nature of things, and into the ways that language can be used for description."--Cover
The mother of us all by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother of us all: opera in two acts. Libretto: Gertrude Stein
Selected operas & plays of Gertrude Stein by Gertrude Stein( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Gertrude Stein

Staĭn, Gertruda

Staĭn, Gertruda 1874-1946

Stein, Gertruda

Stein, Gertruda 1874-1946

Stein, Gertrude

Стайн, Гертруда 1874-1946

ستاين، جيرترود، ١٨٧٤-١٩٤٦

スタイン, ガートルード

Gertrude Stein on PicassoSelected writings of Gertrude SteinAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryTender buttons objects, food, roomsThe making of Americans : being a history of a family's progressGeography and playsThe Yale Gertrude Stein : selectionsIda; a novel