Gertrude Stein

Tender Buttons

Tender Buttons is a 1914 book by American writer Gertrude Stein consisting of three sections titled “Objects”, “Food”, and “Rooms”.
51 printed pages
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  • Matías Saavedrashared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    gertrude stein no busca la representación de los objetos, sino su referencia.


  • Ирина Осипенкоhas quoted2 years ago
    A circle of fine card board and a chance to see a tassel.

    What is the use of a violent kind of delightfulness if there is no pleasure in not getting tired of it. The question does not come before there is a quotation. In any kind of place there is a top to covering and it is a pleasure at any rate there is some venturing in refusing to believe nonsense. It shows what use there is in a whole piece if one uses it and it is extreme and very likely the little things could be dearer but in any case there is a bargain and if there is the best thing to do is to take it away and wear it and then be reckless be reckless and resolved on returning gratitude.

    Light blue and the same red with purple makes a change. It shows that there is no mistake. Any pink shows that and very likely it is reasonable. Very likely there should not be a finer fancy present. Some increase means a calamity and this is the best preparation for three and more being together. A little calm is so ordinary and in any case there is sweetness and some of that.

    A seal and matches and a swan and ivy and a suit.

    A closet, a closet does not connect under the bed. The band if it is white and black, the band has a green string. A sight a whole sight and a little groan grinding makes a trimming such a sweet singing trimming and a red thing not a round thing but a white thing, a red thing and a white thing.

    The disgrace is not in carelessness nor even in sewing it comes out out of the way.
  • irinakikihas quoted3 years ago
    hurt mended article of exceptional relaxation and annoyance
  • irinakikihas quoted3 years ago
    There is a way to see in onion and surely very surely rhubarb and a tomato, surely very surely there is that seeding. A little thing in is a little thing

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