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March 7, 2013

Toklas After Stein

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Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas

On this day in 1967 Alice B. Toklas died, at the age of eighty-nine. Toklas spent her last twenty-one years without Gertrude Stein, but with the same idiosyncratic devotion to Stein’s genius as she had throughout their thirty-three years together. This did not protect her from those managing Stein’s estate, and at eighty-seven she was evicted from the flat which the two had shared for decades.

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