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stein query

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If you had to teach a seminar on Gertrude Stein, and the seminar was to be focused on “queerness” however construed, which text would you discuss?

Filling in a bit of a glaring gap here, as it were. I’ll admit it.

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February 2, 2010 at 4:50 pm

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  1. Shucks, when I glanced at the title of the post I thought you were going to ask us for advice on how to remove stains. I’m something of an expert on that one.

    Gertrude Stein, not so much.


    February 2, 2010 at 9:01 pm

  2. ‘Melanctha’ from 3 Lives


    February 2, 2010 at 11:31 pm

    • Yep, Melmoth, that’s what I’m going to go with…


      February 3, 2010 at 8:49 am

      • I’d go with Tender Buttons, if you’re going the poetry route…


        February 3, 2010 at 5:18 pm

  3. Thought about the buttons, but stuck with the prose, sadly enuf.


    February 4, 2010 at 1:05 am

  4. Juliana Spahr has a nice chapter on Stein in Everyone’s Autonomy, thought it mentions gender issues it goes in a different direction about collective identity… which is sort of a gender thing really.


    February 4, 2010 at 9:59 pm

  5. Ah right. Will look into that…


    February 7, 2010 at 5:18 pm

  6. Lifting Belly. It’s her erotic poem to Alice B, is it not? all those cows….


    February 11, 2010 at 3:05 am

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