THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS REPETITION: THOUGHTS ON GERTRUDE STEIN AND CINEMA
By Claudia Siefen
I think, given her century and its modernist sensibilities, Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) sought a less normative understanding of emotions than what was implied in her theories. Also, a less narrative approach to theater, as her plays and poems show. How would this have been with cinema, which she so successfully refused?