Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes

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Viking, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 386 pages
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A familiar figure in Greenwich Village and Left Bank literary and lesbian circles during the teens, '20s, and '30s, Djuna Barnes was a witty and beautiful writer befriended by James Joyce and sponsored by T.S. Eliot. Yet even in her lifetime, her fanatic privacy made her the most elusive of modern writers. Herring writes the first biography in more than ten years of this "Garbo of letters". of photos.

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User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

Interesting biography of a very talented writer. Much of her writing is autobiographical and she had a horrible family life. Her time in Paris seems to be the happiest in her life. Read full review

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

I read this because I was going to take another run at reading Barnes' masterpiece, Nightwood, but the biography reminded me of why I've never finished the novel. Read full review

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Zadel
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Storm King
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Early Loves and Art School
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