The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - Chapter 7, “After the War, 1919-1932” Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, “After the War, 1919-1932.” The narrator begins the final chapter of the book discussing the changes in Paris following the war. "The old crowd had disappeared. Matisse was now permanently in Nice and in any case although Gertrude Stein and he were perfectly good friends when they met, they practically never met". Gertrude Stein and Picasso were also not seeing each other at this time. Guillaume Apollinaire was dead and Braque and his wife were seen occasionally by Gertrude and Alice. "It was at this time that Tristan Tzara first appeared in Paris. Adrienne Mormier was much excited by his advent. Picabia had found him in Switzerland during the war and they had together created dadaism, and out of dadaism, with a great deal of struggle and quarrelling came surrealisme".

Sylvia Beach met Gertrude Stein at this time as well and became a...

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