The Making of Americans

The Making of Americans

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In The Making of Americans, Gertrude Stein sets out to tell "a history of a family's progress," radically reworking the traditional family saga novel to encompass her vision of personality and psychological relationships. As the history progresses over three generations, Stein also meditates on her own writing, on the making of The Making of Americans, and on America.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 926 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 55.88mm | 1,270.05g
  • Dalkey Archive Press
  • Normal, IL, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • ports.
  • 1564780880
  • 9781564780881
  • 159,603

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"Essential for all literature collections... Several of Stein's titles returned to print in 1995, but none more important than The Making of Americans."--Library Journal

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In The Making of Americans, Gertrude Stein sets out to tell "a history of a family's progress", radically reworking the traditional family saga novel to encompass her vision of personality and psychological relationships. As the history progresses over three generations, Stein also meditates on her own writing, on the making of The Making of Americans, and on America.

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