How does the author portray nostalgia in Bowen's Court?

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Bowen’s Court is a memoir by Elizabeth Bowen which focuses on the house and surrounding land where she grew up, which shares its name with the title. Bowen’s Court is a country estate, thirteen miles from the nearest town.

Bowen focuses on the “the grand idea” which was prevalent in the lives of Anglo-Irish aristocratic families. This idea explains that life is a journey best enjoyed with the proper...

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