The Public is Invited to Dance: Representation, the Body, and Dialogue in Gertrude Stein

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Stanford University Press, 1989 - 247 pages
 

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Contents

Abbreviations xili
1
MOTHERS TO LOVERS
13
Maternal Authorship in Three Lives
19
Steinian Dialogue and the TwoBody Relationship
54
Representation and
79
Creation as Dialogue
112
The Intimacy of Audience
137
Ida and Twins
167
Epilogue
199
Notes
205
Works Cited
235
Index
241
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About the author (1989)

Harriet Scott Chessman teaches writing at Yale University & is on the faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She has written a book on Gertrude Stein, "The Public Is Invited to Dance," as well as essays on modern literature. Her most recent book was "Ohio Angels". She lives with her family in Connecticut.

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