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Biographies (4)

2,019 words, approx. 7 pages
Djuna Barnes (1892-1982) was a major literary figure in Paris of the 1920s and 1930s, who retired into reclusiveness and produced only a small body of work.A major figure on the Paris literary scene o... Read more
2,914 words, approx. 10 pages
Djuna Barnes is known primarily for her poetic novel Nightwood, first published in England in 1936. Few works so intensely distill the anguish of the American abroad in Paris in the twenties and thirt... Read more
2,097 words, approx. 7 pages
Journalist, dramatist, novelist, poet, short-story writer, and, most of all, enigmatic figure, Djuna Barnes has protected her privacy for the last forty-five years. Indeed, Douglas Messerli says that ... Read more
3,905 words, approx. 14 pages
In Paris in 1924 Ernest Hemingway noted: "Djuna Barnes who, according to her publishers is that legendary personality that has dominated the intellectual night-life of Europe for a century is in town.... Read more
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