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(ˈtoʊ kləs)

Alice B., 1877–1967, U.S. author in France: friend and companion of Gertrude Stein.
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Noun1.Toklas - United States writer remembered as the secretary and companion of Gertrude Stein (1877-1967)
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Toklas was with Stein before she was wheeled into a Paris surgery for an operation from which she never recovered.
Toklas, Mario (Gregoire Colin) happens across Marie-Helene (Isabelle Carre) singing beside a tree.
Toklas (finished in 1932, published in 1933), the author's easily enjoyed and historically valuable record of her life through the 1920s.
Toklas in August 1933 marked her first attempt at writing a popular book, a lucid if rambling account of her life "in the heart of an art movement of which the outside world at that time knew nothing" (The Autobiography 28).
Toklas and reveals her own intentions when she cites it: "About six weeks ago Gertrude Stein said, it does not look to me as if you were ever going to write that autobiography.
Stein admired Saint Teresa of Avila as a strong and passionate woman, and she had given Toklas the nickname Therese following their honeymoon visit to Avila m 1912.
Toklas, along with the parade of painters and writers who frequented their lively Paris salon at 27 rue de Fleurus.
Toklas and Gertrude Stein, Mies van der Rohe, Amelia Earhart, Jane Addams, and Saul Bellow, as well as persons from all walks of life.
Toklas's memoir featuring a "hashish fudge" recipe and her cannabis brownie recipe that was mentioned in the Peter Sellers movie, / Love You Alice B.
Toklas Cook Book, with its groundbreaking blend of autobiography and cooking instruction, elevating the preparation of meals in the "safe harbor" of home to an art form.
He survives by selling the New York Times, teaching English, reading to Alice Toklas. In his small room, he enjoys some solitary epiphanies.
Toklas, the longtime partner of Gertrude Stein who was, in a way, the liaison between these five characters and the famous Lost Generation of writers such as F.