Chapter 7: Early Twentieth Century and Modernism

Gertrude Stein
1874-1946

© Paul P. Reuben
Professor Emeritus
Department of English
CSU Stanislaus
June 15, 2014
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Source:
The GS Memorial Webpage 

"Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose."

from "Sacred Emily" (1913), a poem included in Geography and Plays. Boston: Four Seas Co., 1922. 178-188. Reprint: U of Nebraska Press, 1993. 178.

Primary Works

Three Lives, 1909; Tender Buttons, 1914; Geography and Plays, 1922; The Making of Americans, 1925; Four Saints in Three Acts, 1929; The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, 1933; The Geographical History of America, 1936; Ida, A Novel, 1941; The Mother of Us All, 1949; Patriarchal Poetry, 1953.

Gertrude Stein: Selections. Retallack, Joan (ed. and introd.). Berkeley: U of California P, 2008.

Selected Bibliography 2000-Present

Abraham, Julie. Are Girls Necessary?: Lesbian Writing and Modern Histories. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2008.

Chodat, Robert. Worldly Acts and Sentient Things: The Persistence of Agency from Stein to DeLillo. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2008.

Curnutt, Kirk. The Critical Response to Gertrude Stein. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2000.

Durham, Leslie A. Staging Gertrude Stein: Absence, Culture, and the Landscape of American Alternative Theatre. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Dydo, Ulla E., and William Rice. Gertrude Stein: The Language That Rises, 1923-1934. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2003.

Galow, Timothy W. Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Goldman, Jonathan. Modernism Is the Literature of Celebrity. Austin: U of Texas P, 2011.

Goodspeed-Chadwick, Julie. Modernist Women Writers and War: Trauma and the Female Body in Djuna Barnes, H. D., and Gertrude Stein. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2011.

Goody, Alex. Modernist Articulations: A Cultural Study of Djuna Barnes, Mina Loy, and Gertrude Stein. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Johnston, Georgia. The Formation of 20th-Century Queer Autobiography: Reading Vita Sackville-West, Virginia Woolf, Hilda Doolittle, and Gertrude Stein. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Landon, Lana H., Laurel Smith, and Mary M. Brown. Early Works by Modern Women Writers: Woolf, Bowen, Mansfield, Cather, and Stein. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2006.

Larsen, Lyle. Stein and Hemingway: The Story of a Turbulent Friendship. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011.

Leick, Karen. Gertrude Stein and the Making of an American Celebrity. NY: Routledge, 2009.

Lesinska, Zofia P. Perspectives of Four Women Writers on the Second World War: Gertrude Stein, Janet Flanner, Kay Boyle, and Rebecca West. NY: Peter Lang, 2002.

Linzie, Anna. The True Story of Alice B. Toklas: A Comparative Study of Three Autobiographies. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.

Malcolm, Janet. Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice. New Haven: Yale UP, 2007.

Meyer, Steven. Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and Science. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2001.

Mix, Deborah M. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women's Innovative Writing. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2007.

Pavloska, Susanna. Modern Primitives: Race and Language in Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, and Zora Neale Hurston. NY: Garland, 2000.

Salvato, Nick. Uncloseting Drama: American Modernism and Queer Performance. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2010.

Showalter, Elaine. ed. The Vintage Book of American Women Writers. NY: Vintage, 2011.

Sloboda, Noel. The Making of Americans in Paris: The Autobiographies of Edith Wharton and Gertrude Stein. NY: Peter Lang, 2008.

Wallace, Rob. Improvisation and the Making of American Literary Modernism. NY: Continuum, 2010.

Watson, Dana C. Gertrude Stein and the Essence of What Happens. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt UP, 2005.

Will, Barbara. Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma. NY: Columbia UP, 2011.

Wineapple, Brenda. Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2007.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 7: Gertrude Stein." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL:http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap7/stein.html (provide page date or date of your login).
 

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