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Nightwood

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lesbians -- Fiction.,
  • Sex addicts -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDjuna Barnes.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.A614 N5 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51142M
ISBN 10067964024X
LC Control Number99056308
OCLC/WorldCa42861942

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  “A really wonderful book, and I’m overjoyed to see it came out of the hat.” “I still think Nightwood is an overestimated text, woven in conceit and clad with self-indulgence.” “It’s.   Nightwood is set mostly in a Paris Barnes knew intimately in the s, a city inhabited by ex-pats, drifters and poseurs. And yet, the story of passion and grief, of exile and loneliness, spoke. 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 boundaries of class, religion, and sexuality are 2/5(1). One of the first noted lesbian literature novels, Nightwood is a book written by Djuna Barnes published in It was one of the first books to explore explicit themes of homosexuality between women, and is also known for its intense, gothic, and metaphysical tone.

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes was published in and is one of the earliest incidences of lesbian literature in literary history. It was one of the first novels to clearly portray a romantic.   Rereading: Set in the fading glamour of s Paris, Djuna Barnes's Nightwood is a bleak, exotic, utterly unforgettable tale of the love and suffering of two women, writes Jeanette : Jeanette Winterson. Dorothy Allison, author of the National Book Award-nominated novel Bastard Out of Carolina, has written an Introduction especially for this edition, in which she defends Nightwood as a lesbian classic. First published in the United States in , Nightwood is a novel of bold imagining and passionate, lyrical prose. Described by the author as /5(K).   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 admired Djuna Barnes' rich, evocative language. Barnes told a friend that Nightwood was written with her own blood 'while it was still running.'That flowing wound was the breakup of an eight-year relationship with the love of her life/5(70).