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Vital Stein: Gertrude Stein, Modernism and Life (Paperback)

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This book focuses on Gertrude Stein, who wanted to capture 'this thing life' in writing, and argues that Stein is linked to a number of late-nineteenth and twentieth-century thinkers, who, like Stein, also conceived of life as an open, differential system. These chapters weave together Wilhelm Dilthey, Henri Bergson, Walter Benjamin and A.N. Whitehead, offering readers an alternative vitalist framework.

About the Author


Sarah Posman works as an English teacher in Ghent, Belgium. In 2010 she obtained her PhD on Gertrude Stein from Ghent University. She was affiliated with Ghent University as a postdoctoral researcher until 2017. Her research on avant-garde poetry was funded by the Research Foundation Flanders. She has coedited The Intellectual Response to the First World War (Sussex Academic Press, 2017), Gertrude Stein in Europe: Reconfigurations Across Media, Disciplines and Traditions (Bloomsbury, 2015) and The Aesthetics of Matter: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Material Exchange (De Gruyter, 2013). She is a member of the Gertrude Stein European Network and is working on Dutch translations of Stein's lectures and poetry.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781474425360
ISBN-10: 1474425364
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: February 12th, 2024
Pages: 248
Language: English