By Bonnie Roos
In Djuna Barnes's Nightwood: 'The international' and the Politics of Peace, Bonnie Roos reads Barnes's novel opposed to the backdrop of Herbert Bayard Swope's renowned manhattan newspaper The World to illustrate the ways that the radical wrestles with such contemporaneous concerns because the nice melancholy and its political fallout, the disasters of the League of countries and the cave in of peace among the 2 global Wars. Roos argues that Nightwood allegorizes the function of liberal newspapers - epitomised via the sensationalism of The World - in using a US coverage that hastened the arriving of war.
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