Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2000

224 Pages

ISBN: 9780748611980

Bookseller Code (06)

Gertrude Stein, Modernism, and the Problem of 'Genius'

Barbara Will

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A scholarly study of a writer who is receiving ever-increasing critical attention
  • The first major scholarly study to deal with Gertrude Stein's central claim to being a genius
  • Offers new insight into debates over modernism, mass culture, and postmodernism
  • Combines a historical approach with a theoretical reading inflected by postmodern thinking
  • Original, theoretically informed and consistently well-written.Gertrude Stein, Modernism, and the Problem of 'Genius' was winner of the Choice Outstanding Academic Title award in 2001."

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