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3 edition of Nightwood. found in the catalog.

Nightwood.

Djuna Barnes

Nightwood.

With a pref. by T.S. Eliot.

by Djuna Barnes

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503 A614 N5 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination239p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17367030M

  Nightwood is a Masterpiece. So much can be written about masterpieces that it's better to let the master's speak. I was never horrified by this book, but then I have no doubt that Nora and Robin loved like prisoners of one another's souls, and hearts, and as if their lives were on s they were "As Rome burns against a nightime sky" (Dr O Connor the philosophizing heavy drinking Cited by: Nightwood is not only a classic of modernist literature, but was also acknowledged by T. S. Eliot as one of the great novels of the 20th century. Eliot admired Djuna Barnes' rich, evocative language. Barnes told a friend that Nightwood was written with her own blood 'while it was still running.'.

"The version of Nightwood published in and revered ever since both as a classic modernist work and a groundbreaking lesbian novel differs in many respects from the book Djuna Barnes actually wrote. Unable to find a publisher for her earlier, more explicit versions, Barnes allowed her friend Emily Coleman and her editor T. S. Eliot to cut much material - ranging from a word to passages 3 3/5(16).   Find your preferred location and add it to your address book Dispatch to this address when you check out Nightwood is not only a classic of modernist literature, but was also acknowledged by T. S. Eliot as one of the great novels of the 20th century. Special offers and product promotions/5(70).

Nightwood, Djuna Barnes' strange and sinuous tour de force, "belongs to that small class of books that somehow reflect a time or an epoch" (Times Literary Supplement). That time is the period between the two World Wars, and Barnes' novel unfolds in the decadent shadows of Europe's great cities, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna—a world in which the.   In my mind there are three seminal novels of the Lost Generation: Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Nightwood by Djuna Barnes. Which begs the question why have so few people read Nightwood or even heard of Djuna Barnes?There are three reasons why I theorize this book and author have been lost to time.


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