Gertrude Stein, the author of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and The Making of Americans, was more than a novelist, poet, and playwright.
Gertrude Stein was an imposing figure in the expat community in Paris during the first half of the twentieth century.
“America is my country and Paris is my hometown.”—Gertrude Stein
Here are 5 facts about Gertrude Stein in Paris.
Learn more about Gertrude Stein in Paris including the exact locations where she lived in Pilgrimage to Paris by Jayne R. Boisvert.
Stein wasn’t the only American writer who spent time in the City of Light. Dorothy Parker said of the French capital, “la belle, la brave, la raw, la rainy.” Harriet Beecher Stowe thought, “At last I have come into a dreamland…” Here are 20 more quotes about Paris by famous American writers.
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