Toklas


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United States writer remembered as the secretary and companion of Gertrude Stein (1877-1967)

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A generation and a continent away, Stein confessed to Toklas:
Moreover, she chooses a genre that has traditionally been identified with male authors and the mastery of narrative control.(3) And because Stein is using Toklas's voice, her usual cadences are entirely absent from this text.
Thomson tried to broker a settlement, but Stein and Toklas declined.
Stein and Toklas had opposite personalities, but other than tessitura, their vocal lines sounded almost interchangeable.
In another nod to Toklas, Isengart always formally refers to Noterdaeme (whose delightful illustrations festoon the pages) by his full name.
Toklas was living in glorious poverty, surrounded by the masterpieces of modern art collected by her partner, Gertrude Stein.
Toklas, including discussion of Three Lives and her work in Life and TIME, in terms of how same-sex desire in her public persona and work was broadcast and obscured, as well as her growth as a respectable commodity and how Three Lives can be viewed as a series of proto-lesbian portraits.
Toklas and Patricia Highsmith, Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, Josephine Baker, Billie Jean King and Maggi Hambling.
Arranged such that they trace the arc of Stein's career, the essays address Stein's and Toklas's early publishing efforts (Gabrielle Dean); the influence of Stein's experimental writing upon that of Virginia Woolf (Rachel Blau DuPlessis); the sociosexual context for Patriarchal Poetry (Jody Cardinal); the intersections between Stein's work and Romanticism (Rebecca Ariel Porte and, separately, Sarah Posman); alternative lenses for reading--and teaching--Stein's rhetoric and drama (Kirsch and Linda Voris, respectively); and the relationship of American geography to Stein's prose (Janet Boyd).
Toklas, this is a sweetly joyful story of love, friendship and creative inspiration.
Toklas while a mute swan drifts through reflections on the Avon.
DiBattista and Wittman's introduction gracefully yet forcefully lists narrative characteristics untraditional but nonetheless shared by the autobiographies addressed in the volume: depictions of brief transformative periods at the expense of greater trajectories (Virginia Woolf), upending of chronology (Jean Rhys), ellipses and evasions (Henry Adams), subversion, grammatical and plural, with the notion of self (Gertrude Stein, Alice Toklas, W.
Toklas, poet Gertrude Stein's longtime companion, for a dinner in honor of the multitalented Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.
Behind the illogical sentences and alliterations are, among other things, Stein's thoughts on homosexuality and her romantic relationship with Toklas. "We have an increasing awareness now of gender identity and sexuality, and hopefully we view it with more kind and open hearts," Hendrix points out.
Toklas (1877-1967) conformed to traditional male-female gender roles; a Jew who befriended a Nazi sympathizer; a collector who summarily dropped her proteges; a collaborator craving top billing; an intellectual, avant-garde writer hungering for star status.