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John Cowper Powys I: His life-philosophy and individualist anarchism

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the literary achievements and socio-political outlooks of John Cowper Powys. It demonstrates that his very important life-philosophy is best understood as a form of ... More


The Pen of a Traveller, the Ink-Blood of Home: John Cowper Powys’ Imaginative Realism

Sam Wiseman

in The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780990895886
eISBN:
9781786945228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895886.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

John Cowper Powys’ relationship with the landscapes of Dorset and Somerset is explored in the ‘Wessex novels’. Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury Romance (1933), Weymouth Sands (1934) were written in ... More


John Cowper Powys II: The impact of Emma Goldman and Spain

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the reformulation of John Cowper Powys's political and social outlook as a result of the Spanish Revolution and the resultant impact on his fiction and other writings. It ... More


Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

David Goodway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312557
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From William Morris to Oscar Wilde to George Orwell, left-libertarian thought has long been an important but neglected part of British cultural and political history. This book seeks to recover and ... More


The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism

Sam Wiseman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780990895886
eISBN:
9781786945228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895886.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book examines a renewed focus upon rural landscapes, culture and traditions among English interwar modernist writers, specifically D.H. Lawrence, John Cowper Powys, Mary Butts and Virginia ... More


Introduction

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Anarchism, or left libertarianism, is a political ideology that advocated the abolition of the State and parliamentarianism. It is considered a type of socialism, but closely related to liberal ... More


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