Elizabeth Bowen

A reassessment of the work and reputation of Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen to mark the centenary of her birth.

She was eclipsed by the first great modernist generation, but Neil Corcoran argues that Bowen's work reflects the anxieties of cultural identity, rootlessness and displacement which are at the heart of modern literature.

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1999061320000402

A reassessment of the work and reputation of Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen to mark the centenary of her birth.

She was eclipsed by the first great modernist generation, but Neil Corcoran argues that Bowen's work reflects the anxieties of cultural identity, rootlessness and displacement which are at the heart of modern literature.

1999061320000402

A reassessment of the work and reputation of Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen to mark the centenary of her birth.

She was eclipsed by the first great modernist generation, but Neil Corcoran argues that Bowen's work reflects the anxieties of cultural identity, rootlessness and displacement which are at the heart of modern literature.