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Note: An excellent bibliography of Stein’s primary works, including each text’s dates of composition and publication, can be found in the following works:

Biographies and Letters

Kellner, Bruce. “Ex Libris: The Published Writings of Gertrude Stein.” A Gertrude Stein Companion: Content With The Example. New York: Greenwood, 1988. 17–72.
Wilson, Robert A. Gertrude Stein: A Bibliography. New York: Phoenix Bookshop, 1974.

Biographies and Letters

Brinnin, John Malcolm. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1987.
Burns, Edward, ed. The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechten: I, 1913–1935; II, 1935–1946. New York: Columbia UP, 1986.
Gallup, Donald, ed. The Flowers of Friendship: Letters Written to Gertrude Stein. 1959. New York: Octagon, 1979.
Greenfeld, Howard. Gertrude Stein: A Biography. New York: Crown, 1973.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who Was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. New York: Putnam, 1975.
Luhan, Mabel Dodge. A History of Having a Great Many Times Not Continued to Be Friends: The Correspondence Between Mabel Dodge and Gertrude Stein. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1996.
Mellow, James. The Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein and Company. New York: Praeger, 1974.
Rather, Lois. Gertrude Stein and California. Oakland, CA: Rather P, 1974.
Rogers, William Garland. When This You See, Remember Me. New York: Rinehart, 1948.
Simon, Linda. Gertrude Stein: A Composite Portrait. New York: Avon, 1974.
Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. San Francisco: Pandora, 1991.
Stendhal, Renate. Gertrude Stein: In Words and Pictures, A Photobiography. Chapel Hill: Algonquin, 1994.
Steward, Samuel M., ed. Dear Sammy: Letters from Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
Stewart, Allegra. Gertrude Stein and the Present. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1967.
Wagner-Martin, Linda. “Favored Strangers”: Gertrude Stein and her Family. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1995.
Wineapple, Brenda. Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1996.


Liston, Maureen R. Gertrude Stein: An Annotated Critical Bibliography. Kent: Kent State UP, 1979.
White, Ray Lewis. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas: A Reference Guide. Boston: Hall, 1984.
Wilson, Robert A. Gertrude Stein: A Bibliography. New York: Phoenix Bookshop, 1974.

Books On Stein

Berry, Ellen E. Curved Thought and Textual Writing: Gertrude Stein’s Postmodernism. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1992.
Bowers, Jane Palatini. Gertrude Stein. New York: St. Martin’s, 1993.
———. “They Watch Me as They Watch This”: Gertrude Stein’s Metadrama. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1991.
Bridgman, Richard. Gertrude Stein in Pieces. New York: Oxford UP, 1970.
Caramello, Charles. Henry James, Gertrude Stein, and the Biographical Act. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1996.
Chessman, Harriet Scott. The Public Is Invited to Dance: Representation, the Body, and Dialogue in Gertrude Stein. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1989.
Copeland, Carolyn Faunce. Language and Time and Gertrude Stein. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1975.
DeKoven, Marianne. A Different Language: Gertrude Stein’s Experimental Writing. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1983.
Doane, Janice. Silence and Narrative: The Early Novels of Gertrude Stein. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1986.
Dubnick, Randa. The Structure of Obscurity: Gertrude Stein, Language, and Cubism. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1984.
Fifer, Elizabeth. Rescued Readings: A Reconstruction of Gertrude Stein’s Difficult Texts. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1992.
Grahn, Judy. Really Reading Gertrude Stein: A Selected Anthology With Essays by Judy Grahn. Freedom, CA: Crossing P, 1989.
Hoffman, Frederick John. Gertrude Stein. U of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, No. 10. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1961.
Hoffman, Michael J. The Development of Abstractionism in the Writings of Gertrude Stein. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1966.
———. Gertrude Stein. Boston: Twayne, 1976.
Knapp, Bettina L. Gertrude Stein. New York: Continuum, 1990.
Maubrey-Rose, Victoria. The Anti-Representational Response: Gertrude Stein’s “Lucy Church Amiably.” Uppsala, Sweden: Almqvist and Wiksell, 1985.
Miller, Rosalind S. Gertrude Stein: Form and Intelligibility. New York: Exposition P, 1949.
Neuman, S[hirley]. C. Gertrude Stein: Autobiography and the Problem of Narration. Victoria, Can.: English Literary Studies Monograph Series, 1979.
Reid, B. L. Art By Subtraction: A Dissenting Opinion of Gertrude Stein. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1958.
Rose, Sir Francis. Gertrude Stein and Painting. London: Book Collecting and Library Monthly, 1968.
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