It took two unlikely people to revive it half century later: gertrude stein and the literary critic Edmund Wilson.
gertrude stein was the rare modernist who took the "cute" seriously.
As one Democratic policy consultant puts it, “They are as ancient as gertrude stein in Paris or the Algonquin in New York.”
Stein (stīn), William Howard. 1911-1980.
American biochemist. He shared a 1972 Nobel Prize for pioneering studies of ribonuclease.