Charles Ruas discusses Gertrude Stein with Janet Hobhouse, author of a 1976 biography of Stein entitled "Everybody Who Was Anybody", recorded May 11, 1976. Hobhouse discusses the influence of automatic writing on Gertrude Stein's work and about the origins of her novel The Making of Americans. Originally aired as part 8 of a series on Stein's "The Making of Americans" during the WBAI Marathon of May 1976. The other episodes of this "mini-marathon" featured excerpts from a marathon reading of the book at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York City on New Year's Eve and Day 1975/1976.
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