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Nightwood (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Djuna Barnes)

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Nightwood, Djuna Barnes's strange and sinuous tour de force novel unfolds in the decadent shadows of Europe's great cities, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna-a world in which the boundaries of class, religion, and sexuality are bold but surprisingly porous. The outsized characters who inhabit this world are some of the most memorable in all of fiction-there is Guido Volkbein, the Wandering Jew and son of a self-proclaimed baron; Robin Vote, the American expatriate who marries him and then engages in a series of affairs, first with Nora Flood and then with Jenny Petherbridge, driving all of her lovers to distraction with her passion for wandering alone in the night; and there is Dr. Matthew-Mighty-Grain-of-Salt-Dante-O'Connor, a ****** and ostensible gynecologist, whose digressive speeches brim with fury, keen insights, and surprising allusions. Barnes's depiction of these characters and their relationships has made the novel a landmark of feminist and lesbian literature.
Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Author: Djuna Barnes
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 52221975
UPC: 9781515916635
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-9785
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