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Tender Buttons

Tender Buttons is the best known of Gertrude Stein’s “hermetic” works. It is a small book separated into three sections – Food, Objects and Rooms each containing prose under subtitles. (Kellner, 1988, p. 61-62). Its publication in 1914 caused a great dispute between Mabel Dodge Luhan and Gertrude, because Mabel had been working to have it published by another publisher. (M