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Barnes, Djuna, 1892-1982



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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barnes, Djuna, 1955 - 1967

Identifier: 1988.012.1.4
Scope and Contents

Barnes declines to provide Ellmann with any information; letter from Alexander Theroux to Ellmann regarding his search for information of and on Djuna Barnes; handwritten quote from Ovid; photocopies of articles written by Barnes.

Dates: 1955 - 1967

Guggenheim, Peggy, 1953 - 1955

Identifier: 1988.012.1.68
Scope and Contents

Exchange regarding Guggenheim's Out of This Century and her association with James Joyce. Mentions Djuna Barnes and Lawrence Vail. Includes Elllmann's interview notes.

Dates: 1953 - 1955

Letters: 1928

Identifier: 1988.012.1.127
Scope and Contents

Includes: photocopy of an open letter from The Little Review (final issue);

Dates: 1837 - 1990

Natalie Clifford Barney - Romaine Brooks correspondence, 1920-1969

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

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