Sunday, July 30, 2017

"Tender Buttons [A Red Stamp]" by Gertrude Stein

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July 30, 2017

Tender Buttons [A Red Stamp]

Gertrude Stein

About This Poem


"Tender Buttons [A Red Stamp]" was published in Tender Buttons (Claire Marie, 1914).


Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1874. She is the author of numerous books, including The Making of Americans (Albert & Charles Boni, 1926) and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933). Stein died in 1946.


Photo credit: Carl Van Vechten


Poetry by Stein


Stein: Writings 1932–1946

(Library of America, 1998)

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