Making of Americans

Making of Americans

By Gertrude Stein; William H. Gass (Foreword by); Steven Meyer (Introduction by)

Dalkey Archive Press, Paperback, 9781564780881, 926pp.

Publication Date: December 1995


In "The Making of Americans," Gertrude Stein sets out to tell "a history of a family's progress," radically reworking the traditional family saga novel to encompass her vision of personality and psychological relationships. As the history progresses over three generations, Stein also meditates on her own writing, on the making of "The Making of Americans," and on America.

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