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