Elizabeth Bowen Essays
Lonesome Landscapes; Environment and Alienation in Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Road’ and Elizabeth Bowen’s ‘Mysterious Kor’ College
Cormac McCarthy has created a tradition in American literature of violence and desolation, his work dismembering American myth and replacing it with a brutal, epic and often uncomfortable reality. In The Road McCarthy maintains the hallmarks of...
Elsewhereness and Social Escape in Bowen, Woolf, and Isherwood College
To the North
In Elizabeth Bowen’s To the North, Virginia Woolf’s The Waves, and Christopher Isherwood’s Mr. Norris Changes Trains, the authors invoked elsewhereness through their characters’ needs to be anywhere except home, or Britain. In all three novels,...