Gertrude Stein Quotes (174 quotes)




Gertrude Stein
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As Eighty, from Bee Time Vine (1953, Yale University Press); written in 1923
Gertrude Stein
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A Stein Reader (1993 edition), Northwestern University Press - ISBN: 9780810110830
Gertrude Stein
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The Geographical History of America: Or the Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind (2013 edition), Random House - ISBN: 9780307824431


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Born: February 3, 1874

Died: July 29, 1946 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, poet

Bio: Gertrude Stein was an American writer, poet, and art collector who spent most of her life in France.

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