Listening In: Broadcasts, Speeches and Interviews, ed. Allan Hepburn (2010)

Journal of Modern Literature 35:2, 139-142. Winter 2012

If Elizabeth Bowen is a writer with whom we have to "catch up," Allan Hepburn's recent collections of her unpublished work will help us along that path. Bowen was a regular contibutor to the BBC from 1941-1973. And though Bowen is known mainly as an Anglo-Irish short story writer and novelist, Hepburn's new selection of her radio broadcasts, speeches and interviews in this volume importantly extends Bowen's cultural and intellectual range as a public intellectual....