These tortured writhings are irritating to endure. But they constituted part of what Gertrude Stein had to experience in order to reach full subjectivity in her writing. (83-4)
Don't even get me started on the idea that Stein "gestat[ed]" her characters.
Bridgman, Richard. Gertrude Stein in Pieces. New York: Oxford UP, 1970. Print.