The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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The chapter begins with a description of how Paris had changed during the WWI. Toklas and Stein find that many of their good friends have moved away or have died. Juan Gris is dying; the art dealer, Kahnweiler, returns for a brief stay, only to leave shortly after. The artistic scene has changed a great deal, and the Cubists have gained certain popularity and no longer need Kahnweiler to represent them.

Toklas befriends Kate Bess, who was greatly interested in the works of Stein. Stein is introduced to the American ex-pat poet, Ezra Pound, who, in turn, introduces them to the works of T.S. Eliot. Pound and Stein soon have an argument, each vowing never to speak to the other again. Stein rekindles a friendship from before the war, with Jacques Lipschitz, a sculptor. In July 1922, Stein, Toklas and several of her friends, including Janet Scudder...

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