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.
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).