Nightwood 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. One of the earliest novels to explicitly portray homosexuality, the influence of Djuna Barnes's novel has been, and continues to be, exceptional.
Nightwood is not only a classic of modernist literature, but was also acknowledged by T. S. Eliot as one of the great novels of the twentieth century.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571322862 Number of pages: 192 Weight: 187 g Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 12 mm Edition: Main - Faber Modern Classics
I originally picked up Nightwood because I was grabbed by a T.S. Eliot quote on the cover that said he thought it was “one of the great novels of the twentieth century”. That statement, along with a glowing...
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