Elizabeth Taylor

BookElizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Writers and their Work


September 1st, 2008



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A critical introduction to the work of the English novelist Elizabeth Taylor tracing some of her recurrent preoccupations – with memory, dispossession and bereavement, and with her generation’s experience of wartime as both disruption and opportunity – and to highlight the ruthless wit with which she assaulted all forms of egotism and self-satisfaction.


About The Author

Neil Henry Reeve has wide and varied experience of examining and teaching. He is currently Reader in English and Head of Department of English at Swansea University. His books include: Reading Late Lawrence (2003) and (with Richard Kerridge) Nearly Too Much: The Poetry of J.H. Prynne (1996).