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Bowen, Elizabeth

Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 186 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Bildungsromans  Fantasy fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author of introduction, Author
Classifications: PR6003.O6757, 823.9
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Bowen
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Bowen
The king of the Golden River by John Ruskin( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Gluck's cruel and greedy older brothers refuse hospitality to a mysterious visitor, their prosperous farm fails and one by one each brother makes the perilous journey to find treasure in the nearby Golden River. The King of the Golden River is the magical story of a boy named Gluck, his evil brothers, and a perilous quest to find treasure lurking in the Golden River. Majestically illustrated by award-winning artist Juan Wijngaard, this classic tale by John Ruskin, the only fairy tale the celebrated English author ever penned, is compelling proof that the simplest things in life can be the most precious
The house in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young boy waits in Paris for the mother he has never met, the circumstances surrounding his birth are revealed in the story of a brief and passionate love affair between a rich English girl and a Jewish banker
The stories of William Sansom / Willaim Sansom ; with an introduction by Elizabeth Bowen by William Sansom( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in hallucinatory detail and bringing every image into pin-sharp focus, Sansom writes of head-aching hatreds and hopeless ecstasies, of malevolent objects and wasted lives. This collection, introduced by Elizabeth Bowen, offers an array of Sansom's finest fables, among them 'The Wall', 'A Contest of Ladies', 'Displaced Persons', 'Various Temptations', 'A Saving Grace', and 'A Woman Seldom Found' and "The Vertical Ladder'
Friends and relations by Elizabeth Bowen( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his introduction to a collection of criticism on the Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Bloom wrote, "What then has Bowen given us except nuance, bittersweet and intelligent? Much, much more." Born in 1899, Bowen became part of the famous Bloomsbury scene, and her novels have a much-deserved place in the modernist canon. In recent years, however, her work has not been as widely read or written about, and as Bloom points out, her evocative and sometimes enigmatic prose requires careful parsing. Yet in addition to providing a fertile ground for criticism, Bowen's novels are both wonde
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The house in Paris