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Barnes, Djuna

Overview
Works: 392 works in 1,169 publications in 13 languages and 42,549 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Miscellanea  Drama  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS3503.A614, 811.508
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Most widely held works about Djuna Barnes
 
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Most widely held works by Djuna Barnes
Nightwood by Djuna Barnes( Book )
224 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nightwood, Djuna Barnes's strange and sinuous tour de force, has become a classic of modernist and lesbian literature since its first publication in 1936. Set in Paris, Berlin, and Vienna during the decadent period between the two World Wars, Nightwood "belongs to that small class of books that somehow reflect a time or an epoch" (TLS)." "It is the story of Robin Vote and those she destroys-her husband the "Baron," their child Guido, and the two women, Nora and Jenny, who love her; the whole is illumined by the fantastic monologues of the renegade doctor Matthew O'Connor. Most striking of all is Barnes's unparalleled stylistic innovation, which led T. S. Eliot to proclaim the book "so good a novel that only sensibilities trained on poetry can wholly appreciate it," and The New York Times Book Review to assert: "Admired by Joyce, Nightwood is as important to the history of the 20th-century novel as Finnegans Wake-and more readable." --BOOK JACKET
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Shadows by Djuna Barnes( )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected works of Djuna Barnes : Spillway; The antiphon; Nightwood by Djuna Barnes( Book )
45 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of work by the American writer Djuna Barnes. It consists of her novel Nightwood, a collection of short stories entitled Spillway, and a verse play, The Antiphon
Ryder by Djuna Barnes( Book )
26 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ladies Almanack : showing their signs and their tides ; their moons and their changes ; the seasons as it is with them ; their eclipses and equinoxes ; as well as a full record of diurnal and nocturnal distempers by Djuna Barnes( Book )
47 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Satirische beschrijving van de bezoekers van de literaire salon van Nathalie Barney in het Parijs rond de jaren '30
Smoke, and other early stories by Djuna Barnes( Book )
25 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nightwood : the original version and related drafts by Djuna Barnes( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The version of Nightwood published in 1936 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 pages long - to create a book "suitable" for publication. Barnes scholar Cheryl J. Plumb has studied all surviving versions of the work to re-create the novel Barnes originally intended. The Dalkey Archive edition not only restores to the main text the material Barnes reluctantly allowed to be cut - along with her preferred spelling and punctuation - but also reproduces in facsimile the 70 pages of discarded drafts that survive of earlier versions. The restored text and related drafts are accompanied by an introduction tracing the novel's composition and by a hundred pages of textual apparatus. Nightwood is the story of Robin Vote and those she destroys: her husband "Baron" Felix Volkbein and their child Guido, and the two women who love her, Nora Flood and Jenny Petherbridge. Commenting on them all is Doctor Matthew O'Connor, whose outlandish monologues elevate their romantic losses to the level of Elizabethan tragedy. Sixty years after its first publication Nightwood is firmly established as a twentieth-century classic, and this critical edition will allow readers and scholars to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of this unforgettable work
The antiphon, a play by Djuna Barnes( Book )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toneelstuk waarin taal de hoofdrol speelt, opgevoerd door Toneelgroep Amsterdam ism de Blauwe Maandag Compagnie ( België). In dit boek staat de vertaling van het originele stuk van Barnes. De uitvoering van Toneelgroep Amsterdam en de Blauwe Maandag Compagnie week daar in behoorlijke mate van af. Homorelevantie onduidelijk, verborgen
Collected stories by Djuna Barnes( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Distinguished Djuna Barnes biographer Phillip Herring (Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes [Viking]) has here gathered all the short stories of Djuna Barnes, including several that have never been published previously. Beginning in 1914, Djuna Barnes contributed regularly to numerous magazines and newspapers works of fiction, poetry, essay, and drama. Unlike some works in other genres in which she wrote, Barnes held her stories in particularly high regard, revising several of the stories collected in A Book (1923; reprinted as A Night Among the Horses in 1929) late in her life. These stories from Spillway, her other early tales, and other stories never before published are collected in this volume. What they reveal is the breadth and consistency of Barnes's story writing, and should help establish her as one of the most interesting and vital storytellers of the great period of American literary output after World War I
New York by Djuna Barnes( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and German and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bundel eerder in kranten verschenen artikelen over New York, geschreven in de periode 1913 tot 1917
Creatures in an alphabet by Djuna Barnes( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of repulsive women : 8 rhythms and 5 drawings by Djuna Barnes( Book )
19 editions published between 1915 and 1994 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the roots of the stars : the short plays by Djuna Barnes( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of repulsive women and other poems by Djuna Barnes( Book )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pope Joan Transfiguration by Anne LeBaron( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spillway by Djuna Barnes( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vagaries malicieux : two stories by Djuna Barnes( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in Undetermined and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barnesbook : four poems derived from sentences by Djuna Barnes by Jackson Mac Low( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long an admirer of the work of Djuna Barnes, noted poet Jackson Mac Low used five of her works as the source material to which he applied the method of "involving irregularly biased random digit triplets to lead ... to a chance-determined number of sentences in these works and to mix them." He then entered each group of mixed sentences into the DIASTEXT program and edited the output. The result is a wonderful nonintentional work that "whispers" Barnes's incredible words "something quick" into the ear. In this work the distinguished American poet - winner of the 1994 America Award for Poetry - continues to explore the dynamics and excitement of the American language and its meaning
A night among the horses by Djuna Barnes( Book )
10 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Barnes, Djuna
Lady of fashion 1892-
Lady of fashion 1892-1982
Lady of fashion, A
Lady of fashion A 1892-1982
Steptoe, Lydia
Steptoe Lydia 1892-1982
בארנס, דז׳ונה
Languages
English (411)
German (65)
Spanish (32)
French (21)
Italian (12)
Swedish (10)
Dutch (5)
Catalan (4)
Danish (4)
Finnish (1)
Slovenian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Portuguese (1)
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