Gertrude Stein And The Liberation Cake

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By Patricia Hannah In the South of FRANCE in 1945, consulting an Alice B Toklass recipe book, Gertrude Stein prepares to bake a cake to celebrate the liberation of FRANCE pondering on the arts as she bakes.

She weighs flour and dried fruit, beats eggs and sugar and searches for baking tins while her thoughts roam through her life, her writings and the Impressionists, Dadaists, Surrealists, Cubists, and drunken artists she has known.

20030509

By Patricia Hannah In the South of FRANCE in 1945, consulting an Alice B Toklass recipe book, Gertrude Stein prepares to bake a cake to celebrate the liberation of FRANCE pondering on the arts as she bakes.

She weighs flour and dried fruit, beats eggs and sugar and searches for baking tins while her thoughts roam through her life, her writings and the Impressionists, Dadaists, Surrealists, Cubists, and drunken artists she has known.