Toward dusk, in the summer of the year, a man dressed in a frock coat and top hat, and carrying a cane, crept through the underbrush bordering the corral of the Buckler farm. Djuna Barnes’ A Night Among the Horses first appeared the famous Modernist journal The Little Review. The version here is from The Best American Short Stories of 1919, available at Project Gutenberg. As he moved small twigs snapped, fell and were silent. His knees were green from wounded shrubbery and grass, and his outspread hands tore unheeded plants. His wrists hurt him and he rested from time [Read More]