Prepare for Saints: Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism

Prepare for Saints: Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism

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Perhaps the oddest and most influential collaboration in the history of American modernism was hatched in 1926, when a young Virgil Thomson knocked on Gertrude Stein's door in Paris. Eight years later, their opera Four Saints in Three Acts became a sensation--the longest-running opera in Broadway history to date and the most widely reported cultural event of its time.

        Four Saints was proclaimed the birth of a new art form, a cellophane fantasy, "cubism… (more)

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Publisher: Random House (September 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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