Gertrude Stein, "Let Us Describe"
Let us describe how they went. It was a very windy night and the road
although in excellent condition and extremely well graded has many
turnings and although the curves are not sharp the rise is
considerable. It was a very windy night and some of the larger
vehicles found it more prudent not to venture. In consequence some of
those who had planned to go were unable to do so. Many others did go
and there was a sacrifice, of what shall we, a sheep, a hen, a cock, a
village, a ruin, and all that and then that having been blessed let us
from: "A Valentine to Sherwood Anderson," 1922 - in A Primer for
the Gradual Understanding of Gertrude Stein
Go to Mod Amer Poetry home page.Wallace Fowlie on Stein: a contract
between words and thought
Go to the reading schedule for the "chapter" of
this course on Modernism.
Go to Stein's "A Very Valentine."
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