With Notes Toward the Memoirs
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Collected Poems by Djuna Barnes
Book DescriptionAn essential collection. This groundbreaking edition compiles many of the late unpublished works of American writer Djuna Barnes (1892 - 1982). Because she published only seven poems and a play during the last forty years of her life, scholars believed Barnes wrote almost nothing during this period. But at the time of her death, her apartment was filled with multiple drafts of unpublished poetry and notes toward her memoirs, both included here for the first time. Best known for her tragic lesbian novel "Nightwood", Barnes has always been considered a crucial modernist. Her later poetry will only enhance this reputation as it shows her remarkable evolution from a competent young writer to a deeply intellectual poet in the metaphysical tradition. With the full force of her biting wit and dramatic flair, Barnes's autobiographical notes describe the expatriate scene in Paris during the 1920s, including her interactions with James Joyce and Getrude Stein, and her intimate recollections of T. S. Eliot. These memoirs provide a rare opportunity to experience the intense personality of this complex and fascinating poet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780299212346
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Djuna Barnes
Vivid and Repulsive as the Truth, Paperback (September 2016)
Famous early works by the influential author include journalism (firsthand account of the force-feeding endured by suffragettes and an interview with James Joyce), poetry ("The Book of Repulsive Women"), and stories ("Smoke").
Nightwood, Paperback (April 2015)
Tells the stories of the love-lives of a group of Americans and Europeans in Paris in the 1920s - an exotic, night-time underworld, eccentric, seedy and beautiful.
Biography of Julie Van Bartmann, Paperback (January 2014)
Biography of Julie van Bartmann is a previously unpublished play by the great novelist (author of Nightwood) and dramatist.
Ladies Almanack, Hardback (May 2006)» View all books by Djuna Barnes
Combines visual artistry with literary parody, bawdy humour and zest for the sensual pleasures of love and friendship between strong-minded women.
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Author Biography - Djuna Barnes
Phillip Herring is professor emeritus of English at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and now lives in Austin, Texas. He is the author of the biography Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes. Osias Stutman, poet, immunologist, and professor emeritus at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, has published a Spanish translation of Barnes's poetry, which was on the bestseller list in Spain, where he now lives. His poems have been published in a variety of books and magazines.
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