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John Cowper Powys

John Cowper PowysBorn: 8-Oct-1872
Birthplace: Shirley, Derbyshire, England
Died: 17-Jun-1963
Location of death: Blaenau Ffestiniogg, Merioneth, Wales
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Wolf Solent

Father: Rev. C. F. Powys (vicar)
Mother: Mary Cowper Johnson
Brother: Theodore Francis Powys
Brother: Llewellyn Powys
Sister: Gertrude Powys
Sister: Marian Powys
Brother: A. R. Powys
Sister: Philippa Powys
Sister: Lucy Powys
Brother: Littleton Powys
Wife: Margaret Lyon (m. 1896)

    High School: Sherborne School
    University: Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University

Author of books:
Wolf Solent (1929, novel)
The Meaning of Culture (1930, essays)
A Glastonbury Romance (1932, novel)
Weymouth Sands (1934, novel)
Autobiography (1934, memoir)
Maiden Castle (1936, novel)
The Pleasures of Literature (1938, essays)
Owen Glendower (1940, novel)
The Art of Growing Old (1943, essays)
The Inmates (1952, novel)
Atlantis (1954, novel)
The Brazen Head (1956, novel)
Homer and the Aether (1959, novel)
All or Nothing (1960, novel)

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