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    Description"Geography and Plays" is a collection of Gertrude Stein's writing from 1910 to 1920. Originally published in 1922 with an introduction by Sherwood Anderson, it has been virtually inaccessible for many years. This new paperback edition aims to make it possible for students and other devotees of Stein to see the developing strategies of one of the acknowledged giants of literary modernism, whose pathbreaking departures in literary style have recently been assigned still greater importance in the light of new theories about women's writing. A new introduction by Cyrena N. Pondrom provides contemporary readers with guidance on the importance of Stein's achievement in this early work.


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    Title
    Geography and Plays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gertrude Stein, Introduction by Sherwood Anderson, Introduction by Cyrena N. Pondrom
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 434
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780299134747
    ISBN 10: 0299134741
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJG
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJC, 3JJF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    DC20: 818.5208
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25740
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    DC22: 818/.5209
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 51
    LC classification: PS3537.T32
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004020
    B&T Approval Code: A26012000
    BISAC V2.8: LCO002000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 30
    DC22: 818.5209
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJC, 3JJF, 3JJG
    LC classification: PS3537.T323 G4 1993
    Thema V1.0: DNL, DSBH
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Imprint name
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Publication date
    05 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Wisconsin
    Author Information
    Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) is also the author of "Three Lives," "Tender Buttons," "The Making of Americans," "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas," and dozens of other novels, plays, poems, and stories. Cyrena N. Pondrom is professor of English and director of the Women's Studies Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Review quote
    "Here is one artist who has been able to accept ridicule, who has even foregone the privilege of writing the Great American Novel, uplifting our English-speaking stage and wearing the bays of the great poets, to go live among the little housekeeping words, the swaggering bullying street-corner words, and all the other forgotten and neglected citizens of the sacred and half-forgotten city."--Sherwood Anderson, from the introduction to the 1922 edition
    Back cover copy
    This book offers readers a fascinating view of the range of Gertrude Stein's styles and her radical manipulation of genres during the most fertile and prolific years of her avant-garde experiments--1908 to 1920.