First published in 1936, The Geographical History of America compiles prose pieces, dialogues, philosophical meditations, and playlets by one of the century’s most influential writers. In this work, Stein sets forth her view of the human mind: what it is, how it works, and how it is different from – and more interesting than – human nature.
About Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania–a fact she took perverse pleasure in–on February 3, 1874, into a family as vividly unconventional as one might expect of such a free spirit. Her grandparents were German-Jewish immigrants who had prospered in… More about Gertrude Stein