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    The Making of Americans (American Literature (Dalkey Archive)) (Paperback) By (author) Gertrude Stein, Foreword by William H. Gass, Introduction by Steven Meyer

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    DescriptionIn 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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    Title
    The Making of Americans
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gertrude Stein, Foreword by William H. Gass, Introduction by Steven Meyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 926
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 1,270 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781564780881
    ISBN 10: 1564780880
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 813.52
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: B-236
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: B-232
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC045000
    DC22: 813/.52
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: PS3537.T32
    B&T Approval Code: C26107922
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC classification: PS3537.T323 M3 1995
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition
    3, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    ports.
    Publisher
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Imprint name
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Publication date
    07 December 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Normal, IL
    Review quote
    "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
    Review text
    This is the first American edition of some material hitherto published only in France. Galleys received too late to include in this issue, so the report will follow on February 1st. Publication date tentatively set for February 8. (Kirkus Reviews)
    Back cover copy
    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.