Naming What Is Inside: Gertrude Stein's Use of Names in Three Lives

Rowe, John Carlos
March 2003
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring2003, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p219
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the use of characters' names in representing race, ethnicity and sexual identity in the novel "Three Lives," by Gertrude Stein. Reputation of Stein as a literary modernist; Representation and exposition of racial and ethnic identity in social fictions; Use of colors in composing objects and spaces in relationship to other aspects of verbal compositions and collages; Discussion on the sexual identity of the characters in the novel; General analysis of the book.


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