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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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He survives by selling the New York Times, teaching English, reading to Alice Toklas.
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.
Toklas, including discussion of Three Lives and her work in Life and TIME, in terms of how same-sex desire in her public persona and work was broadcast and obscured, as well as her growth as a respectable commodity and how Three Lives can be viewed as a series of proto-lesbian portraits.
Toklas and Patricia Highsmith, Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, Josephine Baker, Billie Jean King and Maggi Hambling.
Toklas survived the war has prompted some to suggest she did so by contributing to fascism in Europe.
Toklas, this is a sweetly joyful story of love, friendship and creative inspiration.
Toklas," Lowell and Russell share their own unique dynamic and are key players in The Boston Castrato's plot.
DiBattista and Wittman's introduction gracefully yet forcefully lists narrative characteristics untraditional but nonetheless shared by the autobiographies addressed in the volume: depictions of brief transformative periods at the expense of greater trajectories (Virginia Woolf), upending of chronology (Jean Rhys), ellipses and evasions (Henry Adams), subversion, grammatical and plural, with the notion of self (Gertrude Stein, Alice Toklas, W.
Toklas while a mute swan drifts through reflections on the Avon.
Toklas, poet Gertrude Stein's longtime companion, for a dinner in honor of the multitalented Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.
Behind the illogical sentences and alliterations are, among other things, Stein's thoughts on homosexuality and her romantic relationship with Toklas.
Toklas Cook book that was a cult favorite in the '60s--there was even a Peter Sellers movie from 1968 called I Love You, Alice B.