The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

by Pericles Lewis When Gertrude Stein decided to write the story of her life, she did so in the voice of her lover, Alice B. Toklas. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) was written in a more accessible style than much of Stein’s other work, which has led to speculations about the role of… Continue Reading The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

The Joyce Book

By Lauren Holmes Published in 1933 by the Oxford University Press, The Joyce Book contains settings of the thirteen poems of James Joyce’s Pomes Penyeach by thirteen different composers, as well as a sketch of the writer by Augustus John, an editor’s note by Herbert Hughes, a prologue by James Stephen, an essay titled “James… Continue Reading The Joyce Book