[Ebook] ➩ Shattered Objects By Elizabeth Pender – Tbjewellers.co.uk Djuna Barnes once said that there is always surface to a shattered object than a whole object and the statement is provocative when considering her own writing and art Arriving as an accomplished writ Djuna Barnes once said that there is always surface to a shattered object than a whole object and the statement is provocative when considering her own writing and art Arriving as an accomplished writer and journalist in s Paris Barnes produced an eclectic body of work whose objects and surfaces continue to fascinate readers In this volume a series of internationally renowned scholars reassess both Barnes and modernism through a close examination of her prose poetry journalism visual art and dramaFrom the modernist classic Nightwood to the late verse play The Antiphon Barnes's distinctive voice has long resisted any easy assimilation into specific groupings of authors or texts Responding to expansions of canons and critical uestions that have shaped modernist studies since the late twentieth century the chapters in this volume bring new thinking to her full oeuvre and collectively demonstrate that the study of modernism necessarily includes the study of Barnes The essays show Barnes's significant contributions to twenty first century discourses on topics such as the politics of print culture the representation of animals and the human ueer aesthetics modernist criticism authorship style affect and translation between mediaFeaturing an afterword by Peter Nicholls and a comprehensive bibliography Shattered Objects provides a timely assessment of Barnes and considers the implications of reading her critically as an important modernist writer and artist It will be welcomed by scholars of literature art history and the modernist eraIn addition to the editors contributors to this volume are Daniela Caselli Bruce Gardiner Alex Goody Melissa Jane Hardie Tyrus Miller Drew Milne Peter Nicholls Rachel Potter Julie Taylor and Joanne Winning.
- 248 pages
- Shattered Objects
- Elizabeth Pender
- 10 February 2015 Elizabeth Pender