Gertrude Stein Essays
Cold Soup: Coldness as Joylessness in Tender Buttons College
When thinking of a bowl of soup, you may conjure up a variety of associations. Perhaps you recall being brought a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup when sick, or having soup for dinner to warm up in the winter. In the case of Gertrude Stein’s...
In More Ways Than One
As with many poems, an initial read-through of Gertrude Stein's Preciosilla may leave many readers bewildered as to what her intent or message may be. From a technical perspective, it is difficult to make sense of the language because the entire...
Illusory Conceptions of Control in The Good Anna
As Gertrude Stein asserts in her lecture entitled “Composition as Explanation,” “Beauty is beauty even when it is irritating and stimulating not only when it is accepted and classic.” This quotation, especially the portion referring to the element...