Alice B. Toklas

Standard Name: Toklas, Alice B.

Connections

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Cultural formation Gertrude Stein
GS was born in the United States to middle-class, Jewish parents who had emigrated from Germany.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
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She did not follow Jewish customs, but she did attempt to think through issues of The Modern Jew...
Cultural formation Gertrude Stein
GS did not identify herself as a lesbian; her relationship with Alice Toklas resembled a heterosexual pairing of husband and wife.
Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. Pandora Press, 1991.
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death Gertrude Stein
She had undergone surgery that morning, after collapsing from stomach pain several days earlier. Although doctors advised that the risk was too great, GS had insisted the operation should take place. Her last words were...
Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Stein
Alice B. Toklas , faithful partner of Gertrude Stein , died at nearly ninety after twenty years of widowhood and of seeing Stein's unpublished works into print.
Borne Back Daily.
7 March 2008
Family and Intimate relationships Bryher
During most of the intervening years, they worked, travelled, and lived together, sharing such intimate tasks as the raising of H. D. 's daughter Perdita , who referred to them as my two mothers...
Family and Intimate relationships Edith Sitwell
She called him that tragic, haunted, and noble artist—one of the most generous human beings I have ever known.
Sitwell, Edith. Taken Care Of: An Autobiography. Hutchinson, 1965.
137
She was forty and Pavlik was twenty-nine when they met at the home of Gertrude Stein
Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Stein
Stein's partner Alice Toklas converted to Catholicism in 1957, allegedly because she liked the idea of meeting up with Stein in heaven.
Castle, Terry. “Husbands and Wives”. London Review of Books, No. 24, pp. 10 -16.
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Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Stein
GS met Alice Toklas in Paris and they fell in love.
Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. Pandora Press, 1991.
12
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
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Friends, Associates Hope Mirrlees
While living in Paris, Mirrlees and Harrison entertained visitors who included HM 's mother (widowed in 1924), and Virginia and Leonard Woolf .
Robinson, Annabel. The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison. Oxford University Press, 2001.
298
The two women were acquainted with Edith Wharton , Dorothy (Strachey)
Friends, Associates H. D.
In the 1920s, while HD and Bryher were living rootlessly, sometimes in London, sometimes in Europe, HD's list of acquaintances grew to include Gertrude Stein , Alice B. Toklas , Ernest Hemingway , James Joyce
Friends, Associates Mina Loy
ML first met Leo and Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas at Mabel Dodge 's Florence salon. Mina's and Gertrude's friendship continued for many years, and Mina wrote and spoke about Stein's writing in the 1920s...
Friends, Associates Laura Riding
Graves and Riding were touchy as friends, between their sense of literary mission (they saw Graves's biography of T. E. Lawrence as a somewhat demeaning potboiler, not part of his real work at all) and...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
A banquet in Paris for the painter Hénri Rousseau (le douanier) was attended by a colourful convoy including Leo and Gertrude Stein , Alice Toklas , Max Jacob , Guillaume Apollinaire , Marie Laurencin and Pablo Picasso .
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
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Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley, 1959.
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Occupation Gertrude Stein
After many unsuccessful attempts to see GS 's manuscripts into print, Alice Toklas became Stein's adventurous publisher.
Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley, 1959.
296
Stein sold Picasso's Femme à l'éventail in order to finance the venture. Toklas persuaded bookshops in...
Occupation Gertrude Stein
GS and Alice Toklas were awarded the Reconnaissance Française for their voluntary war efforts.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
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