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Full Name: Gertrude Stein
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(1874-1946) Poet, short story writer, novelist. Gertrude Stein stayed at the Algonquin Hotel in Manhattan, New York; she also lived in a house on Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side during the winter of 1902-1903, after which she moved to Paris, where she spent most of her life. She returned to New York for a visit in 1934, following the publication of her successful novel "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas" (1933), which is written from the perspective of her longtime lover and companion. Known for her distinctive writing style, which uses repetition in a manner that reflects the experimentation with perspective found in the work of the Cubists, Stein was an important figure in the modernist movement of the post-World War I era. Her Paris home served as a gathering place for such artists and writers as, among others, Matisse, Picasso, Hemmingway, and Fitzgerald, all of whom benefitted from her influence in either their work or careers.
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1874 (Unknown) County
Gertrude Stein was born in Alleghany, Pennsylvania, in 1874. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Gertrude Stein died of stomach cancer in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France in 1946. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Gertrude Stein is buried in Pere Lachaise cemetery, France. 
1933 (Unknown) County
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Novel. 
1913 (Unknown) County
Sacred Emily
Novel. 
1909 (Unknown) County
Three Lives
Novellas. 
1915 (Unknown) County
Tender Buttons
Poetry. 
1940 (Unknown) County
Paris, France
Nonfiction. 
1945 (Unknown) County
Wars I Have Seen
Nonfiction. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Brewsie and Willie
Nonfiction. 
1925 (Unknown) County
The Making of Americans: Being a History of a Family's Progress
Novel. 
1931 (Unknown) County
How to Write
Nonfiction. 
1936 (Unknown) County
The Geographical History of America: The Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind
Nonfiction. 
? New York County
Stein lived in Manhattan, New York. 
? New York County
A monument dedicated to Stein is located in Bryant Park. 

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