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John Cowper Powys (/ˈkuːpər ˈpoʊɪs/; 8 October 1872 – 17 June 1963) was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic, and poet.
John Cowper Powys (/ˈkuːpər ˈpoʊɪs/; 8 October 1872 – 17 June 1963) was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic, and poet. Powys was born in Shirley, Derbyshire, where his father was vicar of St. Michael and All Angels Parish Church, between 1871 and 1879. Although Powys published a collection of poems in 1896 and his first novel in 1915, he did not gain success as a writer until he published the novel Wolf Solent in 1929.
John Cowper Powys (1872-1963), Violet Trovillion (b. 1890), Hal W. .On cover : Powys to the Trovillions : the letters of John Cowper Powys. Trovillion (1879-1967). Powys to the Trovillions.
John Cowper Powys, whom they visited at Corwen in 1938. Lloyd Emerson Siberell, a railroad official who was an avid bibliographer with a special interest in the Powys brothers. artist Margaret Ely Webb. The Trovillion press archives are at the Morris Library, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
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British novelist, poet and philosopher John Cowper Powys was born in Shirley, Derbyshire on October 8, 1872. He was a lecturer for more than three decades, traveling across America but eventually returned to Great Britain. He has written regional romances, historical fiction and critical studies including A Glastonbury Romance and Wolf Solent. He died on June 17, 1963.
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Published in 1954, John Cowper Powys called this novel, a 'long romance about Odysseus in his extreme old age, hoisting sail once more from Ithaca'. As usual there is a large cast of human characters but Powys also gives life and speech to inanimates such as a stone pillar, a wooden club,and an olive shoot. The descent to the drowned world of Atlantis towards the end of the novel is memorably described, indeed, Powys himself called it 'the best part of the book'.
Suspended judgments: Essays on books and sensations.
John Cowper Powys (October 8 1872 – June 17 1963) was a British novelist, poet, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, anarchist, and autobiographer. Our rulers at the present day, with their machines and their preachers, are all occupied in putting into our heads the preposterous notion that activity rather than contemplation is the object of life. In Defence of Sensuality (1930), p. 136.