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Gertrude Stein (1874 - 1946)
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Gertrude Stein was born Feb. 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania to Daniel and Amelia Stein, spent her infancy in Vienna and Paris, then later grew up in Oakland, California. She studied psychology at Radcliffe under William James, and apparently had somewhat of a close friendship with the philosopher. During final examinations she'd become exhausted going to the opera late all week, and in the final exam she simply wrote James a note that said, "I am so sorry but I really do not feel a bit like..
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A masterpiece... may be unwelcome but it is never dull.
- Gertrude Stein
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