Gertrude Stein | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Bonnie Marranca

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Gertrude Stein.
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Critical Essay by Bonnie Marranca

SOURCE: Marranca, Bonnie. “Presence of Mind.” Performing Arts Journal 16, no. 3 (September 1994): 1-17.

In the following essay, Marranca provides an overview of Stein's life and career.

A few years ago, in the newly redesigned Bryant Park, adjacent to the New York Public Library in mid-town Manhattan, a statue of Gertrude Stein was set in place. The New York Times account of the event, not without a humorous aside, noted that, except for the monument to St. Joan of Arc further uptown at Riverside Park, this was the only sculpture of a woman in a New York City park, not counting Alice in Wonderland and Mother Goose. The bronze statue of Stein, in which she is seated in one of her long skirts, probably brown corduroy, legs wide apart, shoulders slightly hunched over, was made in 1923 by her friend...

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