Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973)
A selective list of literary criticism for the British novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Bowen, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer and editor reviewed sources
introduction & literary criticism
Glendinning, Victoria. "'I am in your keeping.'" On the love affair between Bowen and the younger Charles Ritchie, which lasted 32 years. The Guardian 6 Feb. 2009.
Bidney, Martin. "Nostalgic narcissism in comic and tragic perspectives: Elizabeth Bowen's two fictional reworkings of a Tennyson lyric" [Tennyson's "Tears, Idle Tears"]. Studies in Short Fiction Winter 1996 [sub ser, questia].
Calder, Robert L. "'A more sinister troth': Elizabeth Bowen's 'The Demon Lover' as allegory." Studies in Short Fiction 31 (Winter 1994) pp 91-97 [sub ser, highbeam].
Coates, John. "The Moral Argument of Elizabeth Bowen's Ghost Stories." [The Shadowy Third; The Apple Tree; The Demon Lover]. Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 52, 4 (Summer 2000) [sub ser, questia].
Gonzalez, Alexander G. "Elizabeth Bowen's 'Her Table Spread': A Joycean Irish story." Studies in Short Fiction 30, 3 (Summer 1993) [sub ser, questia].
Miller, Kristine A. "'Even a Shelter's Not Safe': The Blitz on Homes in Elizabeth Bowen's Wartime Writing." Twentieth Century Literature 45, 2 (Summer 1999) pp 138-58 [first page only, blurred, jstor].
Rau, Petra. Introduction to Elizabeth Bowen from the Literary Encyclopedia 17 Nov. 2002 [subscription service].
Thompson, Terry W. "The Demon Lover": Elizabeth Bowen's "Unashamed Retelling" of "The Jolly Corner" [sources in Henry James]. South Carolina Review 39.
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