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Gertrude Stein on sense and nonsense

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Nonsense is sense. Sense depends on placement. Entirely on placement. Place nonsense wherever and it becomes sense, or at least Kansas City. Continue reading Gertrude Stein on sense and nonsense

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Gertrude Stein – a previously undiscovered manuscript

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Gert has a brother known, and not known, as Denis Kodaly, an inveterate snapper-up of literary trifles.  By a bizarre series of coincidences beginning in a Parisian fish shop and ending in a part-time taxidermist’s rooms in Kansas City, he has come upon a manuscript referred to in Oscar Trerty’s magisterial  “Marble Brain – a life of Gertrude Stein” but not previously found in spite of the efforts of Stein scholars. We reproduce here a short  extract.

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