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Elizabeth Bowen

Anglo-Irish Novelist and Diarist

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Elizabeth Bowen CBE was an Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer notable for her fiction about life in wartime London.Life Elizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen was born on 7 June 1899 at 15 Herbert Place in Dublin and baptised in the nearby St Stephen's Church on Upper Mount Street. Her parents, Henry Charles Cole Bowen and Florence Bowen, later brought her to Bowen's Court at Farahy, near Kildorrery, County Cork, where she spent her summers. When her father became mentally ill in 1907, she and her mother moved to England, eventually settling in Hythe. After her mother died in 1912 Bowen was brought up by her aunts. She was educated at Downe House School under the headship of Olive Willis. After some time at art school in London she decided that her talent lay in writing. She mixed with the Bloomsbury Group, becoming good friends with Rose Macaulay who helped her seek out a publisher for her first book, a collection of short stories entitled Encounters .

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University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

University at Buffalo

University with campuses in and around Buffalo, NY and Amherst, NY

North Carolina State University

Public research university in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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#978 World Rank
Literature