Djuna Barnes and Affective Modernism.
Explores the dynamic connections between the affective body and Djuna Barnes' textual corpus. Julie Taylor uses the writings of the American novelist, poet, dramatist, artist and journalist Djuna Barnes to form the basis of a series of disruptive questions about modernist aesthetics and the pol...
Edinburgh University Press,
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Broken Hearts and Bleeding Wounds
- Traumatic Modernism?; Chapter 1 'The Excellent Arrangement of Catastrophe': Witnessing and Performance in The Antiphon; Chapter 2 Djuna Barnes Beside Herself: Mixed Feelings, Sentimental Modernism and Ryder; Chapter 3 'The Infected Carrier of the Past': Nightwood, Shame and Modernism; Chapter 4 'That Magic Reiteration': Ladies Almanack and Happiness; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.