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Lot's Wife by Anna Akhmatova	 translated by Max Hayward and Stanley Kunitz

Lot's Wife by Anna Akhmatova translated by Max Hayward and Stanley Kunitz

Djuna Barnes and unidentified fireman, dangling from a rope beside a building, October 1914. 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (15.9 x 9.5 cm), Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries

Djuna Barnes and unidentified fireman, dangling from a rope beside a building, October 1914. 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (15.9 x 9.5 cm), Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries

Djuna Barnes, 1939 (June 12, 1892 – June 18, 1982) photo by Carl Van Vechten. American writer; played important part in development of 20th-century English-language modernist writing; among key figures in '20s, '30s bohemian Paris after filling similar role in Greenwich Village. Her novel Nightwood became a cult work of modern fiction, helped by an introduction by T. S. Eliot. It stands out today for its portrayal of lesbian themes and its distinctive writing style. ~Wikipedia ~Via Bill…

Djuna Barnes, 1939 (June 12, 1892 – June 18, 1982) photo by Carl Van Vechten. American writer; played important part in development of 20th-century English-language modernist writing; among key figures in '20s, '30s bohemian Paris after filling similar role in Greenwich Village. Her novel Nightwood became a cult work of modern fiction, helped by an introduction by T. S. Eliot. It stands out today for its portrayal of lesbian themes and its distinctive writing style. ~Wikipedia ~Via Bill…

Barney's Temple of Friendship, salons included Marcel Proust, Colette, T.S. Eliot, W. Somerset Maugham, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Djuna Barnes, Radclyffe Hall, Mary McCarthy, and Truman Capote, to name a mere handful. Famously, Ernest Hemingway never attended, although Natalie earned a malicious chapter in A Moveable Feast.

Barney's Temple of Friendship, salons included Marcel Proust, Colette, T.S. Eliot, W. Somerset Maugham, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Djuna Barnes, Radclyffe Hall, Mary McCarthy, and Truman Capote, to name a mere handful. Famously, Ernest Hemingway never attended, although Natalie earned a malicious chapter in A Moveable Feast.

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