Sunday, January 30, 2011

Thought for the Day

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

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 


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."}