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Author Linzie, Anna, 1971-

Title The true story of Alice B. Toklas : a study of three autobiographies / Anna Linzie
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents Introduction : the Toklas autobiographies and the true story of Alice B. Toklas -- Genre/textuality and gender/sexuality in the Toklas autobiographies -- Authorship and authority in The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas -- Mimicry and sexual/textual difference in What is remembered -- The Alice B. Toklas cook book and the incompatible combination -- Conclusion : the true story of Alice B. Toklas?
Summary In this original and intriguing study, Anna Linzie examines three mid-twentieth-century texts never before treated as interrelated in a book-length work of literary criticism: Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) and Alice B. Toklas's The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book (1954) and What Is Remembered (1963). Taking these three texts as intertexts or as an assemblage of the true story of Alice B. Toklas, Linzie challenges assumptions about primary authorship and singular identity that have continued to limit lesbian and feminist rereadings of autobiography as a genre and of Ste
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-206) and index
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Subject Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Toklas, Alice B.
Toklas, Alice B. Alice B. Toklas cook book.
Toklas, Alice B. What is remembered
Authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Women authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005055911
ISBN 1587296713 (electronic bk.)
9781587296710 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; acid-free paper)