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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Elizabeth Freeman This essay argues that Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood is a complex meditation on the queer power of the sacraments. Engaging the Foucauldian account of how the regime of sexuality emerges from the confessional, Nightwood proffers the sacraments lost in this transmission as ways out of...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Carrie Rohman Duke University Press 2007 Carrie Revising the Human: Silence, Rohman Being, and the Question of the Animal in Nightwood . . . [T]he voice functions as a foreign body, as a kind of parasite introducing a...
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American Literature (1 September 2001) 73 (3): 525–562.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., a band, a popu- lation, a peopling, in short, a multiplicity.—Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus In the final scene of Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood (1937), we have the disturbing pleasure of watching Robin Vote imi- tate her...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
... American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Mod- ernism, and the Value of Popular Culture, 623–25. Freeman, Elizabeth. “Sacra/mentality in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood,” 737–65. Glaser, Jennifer. Review: Chametzky, Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers, 625–28. 868...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 421–427.
Published: 01 June 2015
... this discourse. Djuna Barnes’s “Nightwood”: The “World” and the Politics of Peace. By Bonnie Roos. London: Bloomsbury. 2014. x. 215 pp. Cloth, $104.00; e-book, $92.99. Adding to the diverse body of scholarship on this enigmatic modernist novel, this work suggests that Barnes crafts Nightwood as...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 645–654.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Americanists” (like Luciano) but rather in the self-consciously Catholic exercises of Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood (1936). Remarkably, Freeman finds in the novel something like a systematic intervention in the history of the Christian sacraments—a recovery and reimagining of a sacramentality lost in the...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 June 2003
...’’ British novels, like The Well of Loneliness (1928), or highly experimental modernist works, like Nightwood (1936), have been the focus of most critical attention to early-twentieth-century narratives of female same-sex desire...