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Barnes, Djuna, 1892-1982

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1892-06-12 - 1982-06-18

Djuna Barnes was an American writer and artist best known for her novel Nightwood (1936), a cult classic of lesbian fiction and an important work of modernist literature.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Natalie Clifford Barney - Romaine Brooks correspondence, 1920-1969

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-005
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence between Natalie Clifford Barney and Romaine Brooks (Goddard), beginning in 1920 and continuing until 1969. There are a total of 633 letters, most of which are at least two pages in length and accompanied by the original mailing envelopes. There are 271 letters from Brooks to Barney, and 362 from Barney to Brooks. Brooks and Barney spent the war years together in Florence, Italy, thus accounting for the gap in the correspondence at that time. The...
Dates: 1920 - 1969