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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

Making sense of 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'

Gertrude Stein’s biography reads like a Who’s Who during the roaring 1920’s with cubists, surrealists, dadaists, art dealers and publicists all intertwined. Not surprisingly, this makes her incredibly hard to read for students, so I made it easy. 45 more words

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