Gertrude Stein, born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1874, is a renowned American writer, poet, and art collector. The author of more than a dozen books and countless works of criticism, Stein died in France in 1946.
Gertrude Stein, born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1874, is a renowned American writer, poet, and art collector. The author of more than a dozen books and countless works of criticism, Stein died in France in 1946. See less
The following is a personality profile of Gertrude Stein based on her work.
Gertrude Stein is a bit compulsive.
She is intermittent, she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. She is unconcerned with art as well: she is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, Gertrude Stein is also laid-back: she appreciates a relaxed pace in life.
She is motivated to seek out experiences that provide a strong feeling of discovery.
She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.
This is a fine example of Gertrude Stein's writing style - spare, frank and humorous (intentional or not). It's a view into the past, but many of her observations of the French are timeless, even ... Read More
Rec'd this, and much enjoyed it. Gertrude Stein remains a cipher -- a difficult author, and a problematic person (viz: the last couple of years of articles that have appears about Stein and Toklas in ... Read More
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