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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (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 lover’s dog...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: 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  American Literature...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 421–427.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of justification. This study embraces divergent models of vision in Frederick Douglass, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Emily Dickinson not to challenge a dominant American discourse of vision, but to argue that these divergent models constitute this discourse. Djuna Barnes’s “Nightwood...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 384–387.
Published: 01 June 2020
... American life for the 1900 Paris Exposition, to Djuna Barnes’s vision of an affirmatively queer and deathly love in Nightwood (1936), to a beautifully theorized account of sound technology and its relationship to modernist poetry (77). Mixing a careful attention to modernist aesthetics and a historicist...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 645–654.
Published: 01 December 2014
... 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 course of the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation, which together desomaticized...
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American Literature (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...