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John Cowper Powys

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Gender Male
Death60 years ago
Date of birth October 8,1872
Zodiac sign Libra
Born Shirley
United Kingdom
Date of died June 17,1963
DiedBlaenau Ffestiniog
United Kingdom
Parents Charles Francis Powys
Siblings T. F. Powys
Llewelyn Powys
Philippa Powys
Albert Powys
Job Philosopher
Education Sherborne School
Corpus Christi College
Children Littleton Alfred Powys
Spouse Margaret Alice Powys
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A Glastonbury Romance
Wolf Solent
Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages
Weymouth Sands
Owen Glendower
Maiden Castle
Wood and Stone: A Romance
The meaning of culture
One hundred best books
Morwyn: Or, The Vengeance of God
John Cowper Powys's Autobiography
In defence of sensuality
The brazen head
A philosophy of solitude
Suspended judgments
The complex vision
Confessions of two brothers
La fosse aux chiens
The pleasures of literature
The art of happiness
After my fashion
Visions and Revisions: A Book of Literary Devotions
Three fantasies
Up and Out
War and Culture
Mandragora: Poems
Odes and Other Poems
Wolf's-bane rhymes
Mortal strife
Enjoyment of literature
Dorothy M. Richardson
The Religion of a Sceptic
Psychoanalysis and morality
Letters from John Cowper Powys to Glyn Hughes
Homer and the Aether
The owl, the duck, and--Miss Rowe! Miss Rowe!
In Spite of: A Philosophy for Everyman
The Dorset year
Romer Mowl, and other stories
The art of forgetting the unpleasant
Letters to Nicholas Ross
The diary of John Cowper Powys, 1930
Singular figures
Camp retranché
Petrushka and the Dancer: The Diaries of John Cowper Powys, 1929-1939
Paddock Calls: A Play
L' Art du bonheur
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John Cowper Powys Life story

John Cowper Powys was an English philosopher, lecturer, novelist, critic and poet born in Shirley, Derbyshire, where his father was vicar of the parish church in 1871–1879. Powys appeared with a volume of verse in 1896 and a first novel in 1915, but gained success only with his novel Wolf Solent in 1929.

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