Greatest Woman Modernist Writer – Ep. 8

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

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