Wunderkammer: Padgett Powell’s Edisto

A wunderkammer is a curiosity cabinet; it means “wonder chamber” in German. In these posts, I’ll assemble trivia and a handful of oddities that evoke the spirit of a particular book or author. Powell’s Edisto is one of my favorite…

Wunderkammer: Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood

A wunderkammer is a curiosity cabinet; it means “wonder chamber” in German. In these posts, I’ll assemble trivia and a handful of oddities that evoke the spirit of a particular book or author. Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood is a book that…

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