By Gertrude Stein
First released in 1914, Gertrude Stein's innovative poetic paintings Tender Buttons is a must-read for each severe lover of literature. Delighting within the rhythm of phrases, its first part, "Objects," runs playful linguistic circles round teacups, ribbons, umbrellas, and different quotidian artifacts. provided right here in a lovely small package deal, this new version of "Objects" pairs Stein's avant-garde verse with colourful modern illustrations via indie artwork famous person Lisa Congdon, who illuminates and interrogates the vintage Cubist textual content with visuals as capricious as Stein's personal prose. a party of self sustaining considering outdated and new, this fascinating marriage of picture and textual content is a treasure of arts and letters.
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