Tender Buttons: A Gertrude Stein Celebration

On Wednesday, April 23 at the San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch, editor Seth Perlow, poet and scholar Juliana Spahr, biographer Renate Stendahl and poet and author Michelle Tea discussed City Lights Publishers new edition of Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition by Gertrude Stein.

The Modern Language Association’s Committee on Scholarly Editions just awarded Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition its seal designating it an MLA Approved Edition. Congratulations to editor Seth Perlow!

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the original publication of Gertrude Stein’s groundbreaking modernist classic, Tender Buttons. This centennial edition is the first and only version to incorporate Stein’s own handwritten corrections.