Sunday, January 30, 2011

Thought for the Day

Act so there is no use in a center.
~ Gertrude Stein, "Rooms" in Tender Buttons (1914)
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Gertrude Stein, 1874-1946

Gertrude Stein Online Works (Sound Files, Essays and Other Writings, and Commentary)

New York Times Compilation of Articles on Gertrude Stein


Tender Buttons on GoogleBooks and Project Gutenberg 

3 comments:

Hannah Stephenson said...

This is a provocative quotation. Rah rah Gertrude Stein...

M.L. Gallagher said...

So this takes a lot of thought. And any thought is not needed.

"Rooms" is a very dense and challenging piece.

S. Etole said...

Some of these "simple" thoughts require pondering.

{I haven't read Shaw's latest book ... but your book is first on my wish list."}