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Three Lives (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

Three Lives (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
Author: Gertrude Stein
ISBN 13: 9780140181845
ISBN 10: 140181849
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1990-05-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $16.00

Reprints the text of Stein's three avant-garde novellas of working- class women, together with a wide spectrum of thematically arranged historical documents. Selections address the role and perception of women at the turn of the century; the impact of medical science, modern art, and realism on Stein as a developing writer; and issues of gender, race, religion, class, and sexual orientation. Includes text annotations, and a chronology of Stein's life and times. Wagner-Martin teaches English at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR