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.
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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 to Ichiro Hara from, respectively, Phyllis Playter, John Cowper Powys and Littleton Powys.
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