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Djuna Barnes

Douglas Messerli

Djuna Barnes

a bibliography

by Douglas Messerli

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Published by D. Lewis in [Rhinebeck, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Barnes, Djuna -- Bibliography.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Lesbians in literature -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDouglas Messerli.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ8074.26 .M47, PS3503.A614 .M47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5213681M
      LC Control Number75043407

      Quotes about Barnes. Contemporary writers and artists praised her style, feared her tongue; she was a beauty, but a talented, acerbic, and powerfully intelligent one. Mary Lynn Broe, in Silence and Power: A Reevaluation of Djuna Barnes, Introduction, p. 3. Djuna Barnes was born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, on J She was an American novelist, poet, playwright, journalist, and visual artist, as well as an important figure in the Modernist movement. Her works include Nightwood (), Ladies Almanack () and The Book of Repulsive Women ().

        Djuna Barnes, a recluse whose avant-garde literary work won wide acclaim in the 's and 30's, died at her home in Greenwich Village Friday night. She was 90 years old. Djuna Barnes (jōōn´ə), –, American author, ll, N.Y. She is best known for her modernist novel Nightwood (), which, in its sense of horror and decay, was likened by T. S. Eliot, who edited the book, to an Elizabethan tragedy. Barnes also wrote several one-act plays produced by the Provincetown Players from to Her other works include Ryder .

        Djuna Barnes might have learned from the authorized biography of Dag Hammarskjold by Brian Urquhart, published in , that the Secretary General's death was an accident, not murder.   Author of Nightwood, Smoke, and other early stories, Nightwood, Ryder, Ladies almanack, The book of repulsive women, Antiphon, Selected works of Djuna BarnesWritten works: Nightwood, Ryder, El Bosque De LA Noche.


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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.Djuna Barnes () was born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, and worked as a journalist in New York before leaving the country to spend many years in Paris and London.

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