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The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas by Gertrude Stein

I gave up on this after 100 pages. The conceit of the book is that it is Stein’s autobiography, written in the third person, as if the narrator is her friend Alice B Toklas. 172 more words

Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse

I have been thinking that this blog would be a good place to share my art historical knowledge with the world since I am now finished my BA. 1,248 more words


An Offering For April - a Haiku Series

Personal commentary of this series can be found on my blog.

Haiku : In this form of traditional Japanese poetry, one is challenged to create something vivid or poignant with only 17 syllables. 317 more words

Plus ça change

Plus ça change

Being lost for words
             and being speechless
is not the same
             nothing is ever the same
things are or they are not… 119 more words


6th Arrondissement: the Steins, Saint-Sulpice Cathedral, Luxembourg Gardens

This is the mysterious place where Gertrude Stein  held her salon at 27 Rue de Fleurus and where her brother and sister-in-law held theirs a couple of blocks away, at 58 Rue Madame. 50 more words

National Poetry Month with Sarah Ann Winn and Gertrude Stein

To celebrate National Poetry Month, our authors talk about the work that has influenced their writing, reading, and publishing goals and proclivities.

Sarah Ann Winn… 280 more words


Gertrude Stein

It is remarkable how quickly they learn
But if they learn and it is very remarkable how quickly they learn
It makes not only but by and by   50 more words