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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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Institution: Manhattanville College Purchase New York USA
Advisor(s): Nancy Schaumburger
Degree: Masters of Art in Humanities
Year: 1993
Volume: 48 pages
ISBN-10: 1581123388
ISBN-13: 9781581123388


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.