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Elizabeth Bowen's Psychoanalytic Fiction

Victoria Coulson


Despite the exceptional literary quality, remarkable conceptual sophistication and compelling socio-historical interest of Elizabeth Bowen’s writing, her fiction has received relatively little critical attention in comparison to the work of such acknowledged giants of the modern canon as, for example, Woolf and Joyce. The past decade has seen a lively burgeoning of interest in Bowen’s work, recent scholarship focusing with a new intensity on the question of the relationship between Bowen’s writing and the socio-political matrix from which it emerges. Situating itself within this new wave of sc ... More

Keywords: Elizabeth Bowen, Psychoanalysis, Literary criticism, Feminism, Gender and sexuality, Modernism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474480499
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474480499.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Victoria Coulson, author
University of York

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