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Reading Gertrude Stein: Body, Text, Gnosis Lisa Cole Ruddick

Reading Gertrude Stein: Body, Text, Gnosis

Lisa Cole Ruddick

Published July 23rd 1991
ISBN : 9780801499579
Paperback
288 pages
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Ruddicks interpretative study of Gertrude Stein breaks new ground in both Stein studies and poststructural theory, remaining accessible while rejecting neither indeterminate polysemy nor the thematic unity of idea.. . . Through valuableMoreRuddicks interpretative study of Gertrude Stein breaks new ground in both Stein studies and poststructural theory, remaining accessible while rejecting neither indeterminate polysemy nor the thematic unity of idea.. . . Through valuable interpretations of the major early Stein texts (Melanctha, The Making of Americans, G.M.P., and Tender Buttons), Ruddick details the serial acts of self-definition of the modernist self in relation to William James, Freud, and the Bible. . . . Ruddick is authoritative in dealing with Steins work, feminist theory, and the cultural phenomenon of modernism.-Choic