- Name: Djuna Barnes
- Died: 06/18/1982
- Born: June 12, 1892
- Occupation: Novelist, poet, journalist, artist
Djuna Barnes (//, June 12, 1892 – June 18, 1982) was an American artist, illustrator, journalist, and writer who is perhaps best known for her novel Nightwood (1936), a cult classic of lesbian fiction and an important work of modernist literature.
Alias: Lydia Steptoe; A Lady of Fashion; and Gunga Duhl, the Pen Performer.
Birth Place: Storm King Mountain, Orange County, New York
Death Place: New York City
Djuna Barnes quotes :
The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections.Djuna Barnes