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Gertrude Stein


Modernist article writer and artwork collector who attracted such renowned authors and performers as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso to her Parisian intellectual group. Her several literary works consist of Three Lives, Sensitive Buttons, as well as the Making of People in america. She went to Radcliffe College through the 1890s and attempted stream-of-consciousness composing, which would become an important part of her modernist literary design. She started medical college at Johns Hopkins University or college but decreased out to go to Europe. She actually is well-known for the quotation, “A increased is really a increased is really a increased is really a increased.” She actually is also acknowledged with popularizing the word, “The Lost Generation.” Her wife, Alice Toklas, was the main topic of Stein’s well-known 1933 memoir, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. She and Wayne Michener had been both acclaimed, Pennsylvania-born writers.

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Full Name Gertrude Stein
Date Of Birth February 3, 1874
Died July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Place Of Birth Pittsburgh, PA
Profession Novelist
Education Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Radcliffe College, Harvard University
Nationality American
Parents Daniel Stein, Amelia Stein
Siblings Leo Stein, Michael Stein
Awards Obie Award for Best Musical, Lambda Literary Award for Editor's Choice Award
Movies Paris Was a Woman
Star Sign Aquarius

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Gertrude Stein's Brewsie and Willie 2012
Tender Buttons 2011 Short writer
Hubby/Wifey 2005 Short
Quest for Love 1988 novel "Q.E.D."
Three Plays by Gertrude Stein 1988 TV Short play
O Cinema Falado 1986 excerpt
Actor's Choice 1970 TV Series various writings - 1 episode



Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show 2008 TV Movie

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Paris Was a Woman 1996 Documentary Herself
The Unconquered 1954 Documentary Herself (in Louis Braille procession) (uncredited)

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