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Those Uneasy Currents

Elements of Menace and Terror in Selected Fiction of Elizabeth Bowen

by Ann W. Perce

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Pub date: 2006
Pages: 48
ISBN-10: 1581123388
ISBN-13: 9781581123388
Categories: Language, Literature & LinguisticsLiterature & Literary CriticismEducation


The elements of menace and terror are crucial aspects of Elizabeth Bowen's pervasive theme of betrayal in her investigation of human relationships. Bowen introduces menace into the familiar and predictable environment of her characters and threatens their sense of security and safety.