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Homage à John Cowper Powys

Stevie Smith

Homage à John Cowper Powys

by Stevie Smith

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Published by Poetry London in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Powys, John Cowper, -- 1872-1963.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStevie Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 160 :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16761870M

    Brand new Book. Published in , 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. John Cowper Powys: novelist.. [Glen Cavaliero] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search John Cowper Powys; John Cowper Powys; John Cowper Powys: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Glen Cavaliero. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    Guide to the John Cowper Powys Collection Author by Diane J. Ducharme Date February Language of description Finding aid written in English Revision Statements. converted for compliance with Yale EAD Best Practice Guidelines with brbl-migratexsl (mr). Vintage Autobiography John Cowper Powys 1st Ed Hardcover Book - very rare! Very good condition. Questions and offers welcome. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive.

    Atlantis by Powys, John Cowper Dust jacket in good condition. First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Price clipped dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Secure packaging for safe Rating: % positive. Several attributes distinguish John Cowper Powys as a novelist, and the most prominent, as displayed by "A Glastonbury Romance," is his penchant for long, dense, erudite novels; he is fascinated with mythology and likes to instill his essentially mundane settings with the fantasy and mystique of ages long past; and he tends to be profoundly philosophical in regard to the First Cause.


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John Cowper Powys. John Cowper Powys () was the author of many novels as well as works of philosophy, criticism, and autobiography.

A descendant of the poets Donne and Cowper, he was born in England, but spent twenty-five years in America, where he wrote his masterpieces. John Cowper Powys (/ ˈ k uː p ər ˈ p oʊ ɪ s /; 8 October – 17 June ) was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic, and was born in Shirley, Derbyshire, where his father was vicar of St.

Michael and All Angels Parish Church, between and Although Powys published a collection of poems in and his first novel inhe did not gain Genre: Novel, poetry, philosophy. This book came to my notice through the delightful little magazine called 'Slightly Foxed.

A strong case was made for John Cowper Powys as an author and of the novels suggested I chose 'A Glastonbury Romance'. But regrettably I've got out of the habit of reading very long books and so I found the last part of this book heavy going/5(35).

First published inProfessor Knight’s book draws analytic attention to poets including Tennyson, Masefield, and Brooke, who are shown to hold a dimension of meaning previously ignored or misunderstood.

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John Cowper Powys () was born in Derbyshire, brought up in the West Country (the Somerset/Dorset border area was to have a lasting influence on him), went to Cambridge University and then became a teacher and lecturer mainly.

John Cowper Powys' Best Books An unconventional list of *roughly* books compiled in by the British author John Cowper Powys. Some are. T he realm of John Cowper Powys is dangerous. The reader may wander for years in this parallel universe, entrapped and bewitched, and never reach its end.

There is always another book. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; 6 by John Cowper Powys; Wood and Stone: A Romance by John Cowper Powys.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Powys, John Cowper, Title: Wood and Stone: A Romance Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and. A BOOK OF LITERARY DEVOTIONS By JOHN COWPER POWYS _8vo, pp. Half White Cloth with Blue Fabriano Paper Sides, $ net_ This volume of essays on Great Writers by the well-known lecturer was the first of a series of three books with the same purpose as the author's brilliant lectures; namely, to enable one to discriminate.

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Denis Lane () John Cowper Powys, Herbert Williams () Descents of Memory: The Life of John Cowper Powys, Morine Krissdóttir (). TO some readers, John Cowper Powys is a long-winded, bombastic bore and an almost pathological celebrant of oddball sex and chthonic realms.

To most, he is an unknown quantity. John Cowper Powys [] was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic and poet. His first success as a writer came with the publication of "Wolf Solent" in He was seen as a successor to Thomas Hardy and "Wolf Solent" and his s novels "A Glastonbury Romance", "Weymouth Street" and "Maiden Castle" are often.

John Cowper Powys () lived in the United States as well as his native England. The author of ten novels, including A Glastonbury Romance, Weymouth Sands, and Maiden Castle, as well as many works of criticism and philosophy, he was the son of a vicar and a descendant of the poets Donne and s: Back to Powys Society Articles.

A Letter from Glen Cavaliero (NL53, Nov ) Revisiting John Cowper Powys: Novelist (OUP, ). Dear Kate, The other day you were wondering what I now felt about John Cowper Powys: Novelist, a book I wrote over thirty years I re-read it, and here is the result.

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Shaw, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Powys, John Cowper, Suspended Judgments: Essays on Books and Sensations (Gutenberg ebook) Powys, John Cowper, Syllabus of a course of six lectures on the history of liberty.

John Cowper Powys Powys was born in Shirley, Derbyshire, inthe son of the Reverend Charles Francis Powys (–), who was vicar of Montacute, Somerset for thirty-two years, and Mary Cowper Johnson, a descendent of the poet William Cowper.

Rodmoor is, unusually for a John Cowper Powys novel, set in East Anglia, Rodmoor itself being a coastal village. The protagonist, Adrian Sorio, is a typically Powys-like hero, highly-strung with only precarious mental stability.

He is in love with two women - Nance Herrick and the more unconventional Phillipa Renshaw.Ducdame was John Cowper Powys' fourth novel published in It is set in Dorset.

The protagonist, Rook Ashover (a wonderfully Powysian name) is an introverted young squire with a dilemma: to go on loving his mistress, Netta Page, or, make a respectable marriage and produce an heir.After My Fashion (Picador Books) John Cowper Powys.

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