Nightwood: The Original Version and Related Drafts / Edition 1

Nightwood: The Original Version and Related Drafts / Edition 1

by Djuna Barnes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1564780805

ISBN-13: 9781564780805

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press

Originally published in 1936, "Nightwood" is a haunting tale of sexual obsession. Robin Vote -- the woman at the heart of this strange and richly atmospheric novel -- is a woman whose passions are strong enough to destroy. The novel circles and spirals as, first, Nora's husband, and then, Nora and Jenny, her lovers, are consumed by her insatiable hunger for human

Overview

Originally published in 1936, "Nightwood" is a haunting tale of sexual obsession. Robin Vote -- the woman at the heart of this strange and richly atmospheric novel -- is a woman whose passions are strong enough to destroy. The novel circles and spirals as, first, Nora's husband, and then, Nora and Jenny, her lovers, are consumed by her insatiable hunger for human contact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564780805
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
American Literature (Dalkey Archive) Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Nightwood1
Textual Apparatus
Introduction143
Emendations to the Copy-text152
Explanatory Annotations211
Hyphenation Lists232
Historical Collation234
Related Drafts
Introduction241
Drafts244

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