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By Djuna Barnes | Comments: ( 581 ) | Date: ( Apr 03, 2020 )

Gathers the noted author s short stories, incorporating those not previously published to include No Man s Mare, Renunciation, The Grande Malade, and The Hatmaker.


  • Title: Collected Stories
  • Author: Djuna Barnes
  • ISBN: 9781557133557
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Djuna Barnes

Barnes has been cited as an influence by writers as diverse as Truman Capote, William Goyen, Isak Dinesen, John Hawkes, Bertha Harris and Ana s Nin Writer Bertha Harris described her work as practically the only available expression of lesbian culture we have in the modern western world since Sappho.Barnes played an important part in the development of 20th century English language modernist writing and was one of the key figures in 1920s and 30s bohemian Paris after filling a similar role in the Greenwich Village of the teens Her novel Nightwood became a cult work of modern fiction, helped by an introduction by T S Eliot It stands out today for its portrayal of lesbian themes and its distinctive writing style Since Barnes s death, interest in her work has grown and many of her books are back in print.



Comments Collected Stories

  • El

    Djuna Barnes is an example of one of those writers I know more about their personal lives than I do about their writing. Her name was thrown around freely at my college and all the heavy-handed feminists there claimed to be big fans, to really "understand" Barnes. Barnes, a lesbian who claimed not to be a lesbian, had a rough life including rape and possible incest. Nightwood is the book I hear referenced more often than not, but chose the collected stories for my introduction to her writing.I c [...]


  • Ruth

    I'm not sure how I feel about this book. I was grabbed more by turns of phrases here or there than by any of the stories as a whole. They were all about sad people with strange names who did things for motives not entirely clear. I liked "The Diary of a Dangerous Child" when it came along b/c it was written in the first person & that made a big difference b/c I suddenly felt much less distant from the character. There were a few others, but as a whole these stories are not really going to st [...]


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