In the Spirit of Powys: New Essays

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Denis Lane
Bucknell University Press, 1990 - 268 pages
This work is a collection of essays on the work of John Cowper Powys, the English novelist and Nobel nominee. The critical intention of these essays is to provide a picture of Powys's achievement.
 

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Contents

John Cowper Powys and James Joyce
23
Meditative Thoughts on Wolf Solent as Ineffable History
43
The Elemental Image in Wolf Solent
55
The mysterious word Esplumeoir and Polyphonic Structure in A Glastonbury Romance
71
Rituals of Return
86
Margins and Thresholds in Weymouth Sands
112
John Cowper Powys and Nonbeing
136
Maiden Castle and The Plumed Serpent
157
Animating Fictions in Maiden Castle
180
The Lie of the Land or Plot and Autochthony in John Cowper Powys
193
Porius and the Cauldron of Rebirth
214
Powysian Answers
236
Contributors
259
Index
263
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