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Author Radia, Pavlina, author

Title Nomadic modernisms and diasporic journeys of Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles : "two very serious ladies" / by Pavlina Radia
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 244 pages)
Series Literary Modernism Ser
Literary Modernism Ser
Contents Nomadic Modernisms and Diasporic Journeys of Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles: "Two Very Serious Ladies"; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: "Mobility, the Quest for the Sublime": Nomadic Modernisms, Aesthetic Travels, and Diasporic Journeys; Part 1: Renegade Aesthetics of Djuna Barnes; Introduction to Part 1; 2 Short Stories and Renegade "Night Woods"; 3 The Landless Race of Ryder and the Ryder Aesthetes: Mock Almanacs of Experimentation and Intermediality; 4 "The Pastures in Which the Night Feeds": The Heart Politics and the Music of Holy(Night)Wood
5 M├ętachorie as Decomposition Illustrated: The Dance of Aesthetic Synthesis in Barnes's Journalism, Poetry, and One-Act Plays6 "There's Nothing like Destruction for an Aim": The Antiphon's Theatre of Ideas or State Politics?; Part 2: Nomadic Topographies of Jane Bowles; Introduction to Part 2; 7 Tawdry Nomadographies and Transcultural Frontiers: Two Serious Ladies and the Politics of Nomadism; 8 Short Stories and the Vendetta of Nomadic Politics; 9 Theatre of Pastoral Cruelty; 10 Conclusion: "Two Very Serious Ladies" and Their Journeys; Works Cited; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 16, 2016)
Subject Barnes, Djuna -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bowles, Jane, 1917-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Exiles in literature.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Nomads in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016040724
ISBN 9004314431 (electronic bk.)
9789004314436 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover) (acid-free paper)
(hardcover) (acid-free paper)