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Title

The Portrait as Word and (A)Head: Gertrude Stein and the Staging of (Her)Self

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Gygax, Franziska. “The Portrait as Word and (A)Head: Gertrude Stein and the Staging of (Her)Self.” In The Seeming and the Seen: Essays in Modern Visual and Literary Culture, edited by Beverly Maeder, Jürg Schwyter, Ilona Sigrist, and Boris Vejdovsky, 209-24. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2006.

Annotation

Examines Stein’s literary portraits as a dialogue between the portraitist and the portrayed. Gygax looks at her punning of the word head in her well-known portrait of Hemingway, “He and They, Hemingway,” as well as their turbulent relationship.

Published in

The Seeming and the Seen: Essays in Modern Visual and Literary Culture

Date

2006

Pages

209-224

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