Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963 (writer)
John Cowper Powys (1872-1963), writer, was born at Shirley, Derbyshire, on 8 October 1872, and educated at Sherborne and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was lecturer for the Oxford University Extension Delegacy, 1898-1909. Powys published novels, including Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury romance (1932) and Maiden Castle (1936); historical novels, including Porius (1951), Atlantis (1954) and The brazen head (1956); studies of great writers, including Dostoievsky (1947) and Rabelais (1948); and philosophical essays. He died at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merioneth, on 17 June 1963.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from John Cowper Powys to Sir Newman Flower (1879-1964), 18 June 1944
Thanks for Newman's 'timely' help; it brought memories of Dorset; 'It was to the late Mrs. Hardy... that I owed my first introducation to you'
Letters from John Cowper Powys to John and Lucy Horstmann
Letters to Ichiro Hara
Letters to Ichiro Hara from, respectively, Phyllis Playter, John Cowper Powys and Littleton Powys.
Llewelyn Powys and Alyse Gregory: Correspondence with G. Bryer Ash
Llewelyn Powys, Theodore Powys and John Cowper Powys: Miscellaneous Letters
72 letters of general and literary news
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- Archival Object 1