Gertrude Stein
#459 Overall Influence

Gertrude Stein

American writer and poet

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Gertrude Stein was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the Allegheny West neighborhood and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures of modernism in literature and art, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, Sherwood Anderson and Henri Matisse, would meet.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Radcliffe College

Former women's college in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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#120 World Rank #27 USA Rank
Literature