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Modernist Women Writers and War: Trauma and the Female Body in Djuna Barnes, H.D., and Gertrude Stein by Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick. $17.00. http://onemoment4u.org/showme/dpldu/Bl0d0u5r8xVu1t5tNzMf.html. Author: Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick. Publisher: LSU Press (January 1, 2011). 170 pages

great portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1913, by Alvin Langdon Coburn. She was a handsome woman as well as a commanding presence

Gertrude Stein 1921 poet, saloniste"Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer and thinker who spent most of her life in France.[1] She was well known for her writing, her art collection, and the many people (some of whom were, or became, famous) who visited her Paris salon.

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Cecil Beaton's dust jacket for Gertrude Stein's book, Wars I Have Seen

Djuna Barnes

The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List for the 150th Anniversary by Civil War Trust. $9.59. http://notloseyourself.com/showme/dpglx/Bg0l0x4sZk1i1k2t3iEk.html. Publisher: Lyons Press (May 17, 2011). 272 pages. The year 2011 marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, and so the time is right for this indispensable collection of 150 key places to see and things to do to remember and to honor the sacrifices made during America’s epic...

Thelma Wood and Djuna Barnes on the beach in Provincetown, 1925

For those unfamiliar with the late-Gertrude Stein's notoriously difficult writing, a quick glance at one of her most famous pieces, Sacred Emily, should provide enough background with which to appreciate the following rejection letter; sent to Stein by her despairing editor in 1912 after receiving one of her rambling manuscripts.

Prisoner - Vietnam War By the "preservers of freedom", the USA.

Russian children caught in the Blitz. Thousands of women and children suffered and died in this massive effort to stop Hitler...total war.

Shell shock...they never forget what happen during war time.

Woman with knife wounds. Genocide Museum | The Armenian Genocide Museum-institute

June 8, 1972 ,Highway 1, Vietnam. Journalist Christopher Wain tries to help Phan Thj Kim Phuc | AP / Nick Ut

In this June 18, 1965 file photo, an unidentified U.S. Army soldier wears a hand lettered "War Is Hell" slogan on his helmet, in Vietnam. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

Jane Heap, photographed in Paris by Berenice Abbott, 1927

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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. $11.60. http://www.letrasdecanciones365.com/detailp/dprbu/Br0b0u3lWlUgYpPuPpGb.html

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Gertrude Stein