Byzantine References in The Twyborn Affair


Discusses the Byzantine references in the first section of The Twyborn Affair, dealing with the relationship of Eddie/Eudoxia and Angelos Vatatzes on the French Riviera early in 1914. Argues that these references 'throw light on the imprisoning and destructive nature of Eddie's relationship to Angelos and on the 'Orthodoxy' for which Angelos stands and in which Eddie/Eudoxia tries to find a place'.

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Published 1 October 1984 in Volume 11 No. 4. Subjects: Allusions, Byzantine Empire, Patrick White.

Cite as: Coates, John. ‘Byzantine References in The Twyborn Affair.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 4, 1984, doi: 10.20314/als.e01b3046e5.