Ladies Almanack

Djuna Barnes

Ladies Almanack, or Ladies Almanack: showing their Signs and their Tides; their Moons and their Changes; the Seasons as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes; as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers, written & illustrated by a lady of fashion, written by Djuna Barnes in 1928, is a roman à clef about a predominantly lesbian social circle centering on Natalie Clifford Barney’s salon in Paris. It is written in an archaic, Rabelaisian style, with Barnes’s own illustrations in the style of Elizabethan woodcuts.

status Copy #1 (1154): in
genre Humor and Satire » General Humor
publisher Dalkey Archive press
publish date 1928
popularity checked out 1 time(s)

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