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Elizabeth Bowen

Author (7-Jun-1899 — 22-Feb-1973)


John Atkins. Six Novelists Look at Society: An Enquiry into the Social Views of Elizabeth Bowen, L. P. Hartley, Rosamund Lehman, Christopher Isherwood, Nancy Mitford, C. P. Snow. London: John Calder. 1977. 284pp.

Jocelyn Brooke. Elizabeth Bowen. London: Longman's, Green and Co.. 1952. 32pp.

Victoria Glendinning. Elizabeth Bowen: A Biography. Alfred A. Knopf. 1978. 331pp.

John Halperin. Eminent Georgians: The Lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, and Nancy Astor. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1995. 272pp.

Edwin J. Kenney, Jr.. Elizabeth Bowen. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press. 1975. 107pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.90)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.190)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.31)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.132-36)

  11. Twentieth Century Authors (p.168)

  12. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.83-85)

  13. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.21)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.128)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.67)

  16. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.74)

  17. International Who's Who 1960 (p.109)

  18. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.121)

  19. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.60)

  20. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.84)

  21. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.78)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.18)

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