Djuna Barnes is renowned for her modernist masterpiece, Nightwood, despite the confusion it has caused for decades. It’s safe to say her worries of being sidelined as a writer never came to pass, even with Stein only commenting on her legs.
Sources (Used/Read/Consulted Along the Way)
Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes by Phillip Herring
Paris Was a Woman: Portraits from the Left Bank by Andrea Weiss
Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940 by Shari Benstock