Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

París era una mujer: Gertrude Stein y la eclosión de las artes

Eulalia Piñero Gil


The aim of this paper is to explore the artistic and literary relationships between Gertrude Stein and other contemporary painters, musicians, and writers. Stein appears as a Protean figure in the artistic development of the Parisian avant-garde. The importance of her influence in other artists has not been fully established and as a consequence this essay establishes in what ways Stein as an art collector, as an opera writer, and as a creator of a new poetic language contributed to the most important theoretical debate of modernism. Likewise, Stein was the leading artist of a group of expatriate women writers who clearly represented an alternative Modernism. Paris became the cultural site where these women established the founding principles of a feminine Modernism.

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