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A Glastonbury Romance

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Pages : 1128 pages
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Download Free A Glastonbury Romance PDF by John Cowper Powys Full Book and published by New York : Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 1932 with total page 1128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "A Glastonbury Romance," first published in 1932, is Powys masterwork, an epic novel of terrific cumulative force and lyrical intensity. In it he probes the mystical and spiritual ethos of the small English village of Glastonbury, and the effect upon its inhabitants of a mythical tradition from the remotest past of human history - the legend of the Grail. Powys's rich iconography interweaves the ancient with the modern, the historical with the legendary, and the imaginative within man with the natural world outside him to create a book of astonishing scope and beauty.

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A Glastonbury Romance

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ISBN : 9780879516819
Pages : 1120 pages
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Download Free A Glastonbury Romance PDF by John Cowper Powys Full Book and published by Harry N. Abrams. This book was released on 1996-11-01 with total page 1120 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published in 1932, this is an epic novel of terrific force and lyrical intensity interweaving the ancient with the modern as it probes the mystical and spiritual ethos of Glastonbury and its association with the legend of the Grail. ... the only novel produced by an English writer that can fairly be compared with the fiction of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky...with an immensity to which only Blake could provide any parallel. Go out and acquire it. Almost everything else on your shelf will start looking thin.' - George Steiner'

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In the Spirit of Powys

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Publisher : Bucknell University Press
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ISBN : 9780838751732
Pages : 290 pages
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Download Free In the Spirit of Powys PDF by Denis Lane Full Book and published by Bucknell University Press. This book was released on 1990 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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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Glastonbury Romance

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ISBN : 9783861502586
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George Steiner

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ISBN : 0195050681
Pages : 448 pages
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Download Free George Steiner PDF by George Steiner Full Book and published by Oxford University Press on Demand. This book was released on 1984 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Essays examine the nature of literary criticism, language, culture, Tolstoy, Racine, Heidegger, and treason

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The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism

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ISBN : 1942954018
Pages : 176 pages
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Download Free The Reimagining of Place in English Modernism PDF by Sam Wiseman Full Book and published by Liverpool University Press. This book was released on 2015-12-11 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Analyses key texts by D.H. Lawrence, John Cowper Powys, Mary Butts and Virginia Woolf, charting their respective attempts to forge new identities, perspectives and literary approaches that reconcile tradition and modernity, belonging and exploration, the rural and the metropolitan.

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The New Arthurian Encyclopedia

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ISBN : 1136606335
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Download Free The New Arthurian Encyclopedia PDF by Norris J. Lacy Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-09-05 with total page 654 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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John Cowper Powys in Search of a Landscape

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ISBN : 1349062154
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Download Free John Cowper Powys in Search of a Landscape PDF by C.A. Coates Full Book and published by Springer. This book was released on 1982-06-18 with total page 191 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

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Wordsworth and Welsh Romanticism

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ISBN : 1443848867
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Download Free Wordsworth and Welsh Romanticism PDF by James Prothero Full Book and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2013-05-20 with total page 215 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Popular anthologies hold that the Romantic Era in Great Britain ended promptly in 1832 and that the early Twentieth Century was the time of Modernism and the rejection of the Romantic in British letters. However, in Wales, just the opposite was true. This study traces the work of poets and novelists in Wales in the early- to mid-Twentieth Century who all found their poetic master to be William Wordsworth. In the early part of the century, W. H. Davies, John Cowper Powys and Huw Menai – a tramp, a mystic novelist and a coal miner – produce novels and poetry with Wordsworth as their acknowledged master. By mid-century, Idris Davies, a coal miner turned teacher, R. S. Thomas, an Anglican priest, and Leslie Norris, another teacher, are writing in the “mountainous shadow of William Wordsworth.” While the literary lights of London are leading the Modernist revolution, in Wales, the inspiration is still the English poet, Wordsworth. This study will illuminate this flare up of Romanticism, and show the way in which Romanticism re-emerges from unexpected quarters.

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Mapping the Wessex Novel

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ISBN : 1441148337
Pages : 192 pages
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Download Free Mapping the Wessex Novel PDF by Andrew Radford Full Book and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2010-08-26 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: By discussing the work of Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, John Cowper Powys and Mary Butts, Mapping the Wessex Novel imaginatively maps and excavates various districts of the 'west country' so as radically to redefine the 'parochial'; while being keenly aware of their own status as natives locked into complex histories of self-exile and return, estrangement and ardent identification. Contributing to the growing research on space and place in Victorian and Modernist writing, Radford uses the analysis of these writers as a lens through which to inspect the relationship between rural periphery and metropolitan centre; contested ideologies of 'Englishness' and the form of the national past.

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Presences and Absences – Transdisciplinary Essays

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ISBN : 1443853208
Pages : 244 pages
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Download Free Presences and Absences – Transdisciplinary Essays PDF by Katarína Labudova Full Book and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2013-10-03 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume discusses the question of presence and/or absence from a transdisciplinary perspective, and intends to provide insights into how a wide range of disciplines addresses this issue which has been at the centre of philosophical, theoretical and critical debates in the past decades. As the essays in the volume prove, apparently diverse areas can have a lot in common and talk to each other in sometimes surprising ways. The topics discussed include modals in various languages and black slave funeral sermons, pragmatic markers and the Australian Stolen Generation, the transcendental in poems by Ann Bradstreet, Arthur Symons and Philip Larkin, short stories by Katherine Mansfield, generic presences in Virginia Woolf and contemporary journalism, haunting presences in fin-de-siècle ghost stories and in a contemporary horror film, mythical structures in John Cowper Powys and Margaret Atwood, and gender politics in Pat Barker and Sarah Waters. The analyses, as they talk to each other, create multiple dialogues without imposing closures and ultimate interpretations on the plethora of possible meanings emerging from the juxtaposition of these essays. This transdisciplinary volume, written in an erudite but reader-friendly language, will be of great interest to both the academic world, as well as a broader readership interested in how linguistic phenomena in general, cultural myths of all kinds, various cinematic, literary and journalistic genres from diverse periods can be approached and opened up to new readings and meanings from the perspective of presences and absences.

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Unmaking Merlin

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Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
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ISBN : 178279171X
Pages : 198 pages
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Download Free Unmaking Merlin PDF by Elliot Murphy Full Book and published by John Hunt Publishing. This book was released on 2014-11-28 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.

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Silk and Potatoes

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ISBN : 9789042003064
Pages : 188 pages
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Download Free Silk and Potatoes PDF by Adam Roberts Full Book and published by Rodopi. This book was released on 1998 with total page 188 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study constitutes the first to analyse the remarkable surge in popularity of Arthurian literature and art in the modern period from a broad range of instances of cultural production. More novels with Arthurian themes have been published since the war than in any previous period, and Silk and Potatoes provides detailed readings of some of the most famous, including works by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Anthony Burgess, C.J. Cherryh, Guy Gavriel Kay, Mary Stewart, Jack Vance and T.H. White. In addition to examining Arthurian fiction (with chapters on the general novel, Historical fiction and Science Fiction), this study examines the key cinematic examples of Arthuriana (Boorman'sExcalibur, Bresson's Lancelot du Lac, Rohmer's Perceval Le Gallois andMonthy Python and the Holy Grail). A further chapter goes on to look at the myriad other forms of cultural production based on Arthurian themes; from Bugs Bunny to Pop Music, from the Camelot of JFK to the British National Lottery. This is a study that touches on many aspects of Arthuriana whilst developing two connected arguments about (on the one hand) the necessary anachronism of any modern Arthurian Literature, and (on the other) the aesthetic-political implications of this literature's success. The whole, whilst rooted in the scholarly debates on the enduring appeal of King Arthur, is written in an accessible and entertaining style. It will be of interest to students and teachers of Arthurian literature, film and popular culture.

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The Ecstatic World of John Cowper Powys

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Publisher : Associated University Presse
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ISBN : 9780838632499
Pages : 262 pages
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DESCENTS OF MEMORY

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Pages : 488 pages
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Download Free DESCENTS OF MEMORY PDF by Morine Krissdottir Full Book and published by Overlook Press. This book was released on 2007-09-06 with total page 488 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A comprehensive portrait of the distinguished English author of such works as Wolf Solent and A Glastonbury Romance includes coverage of his childhood in Derbyshire, his celebrated lecture tours, and his relationship with his own writing.

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The Return of King Arthur

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ISBN : 0859911365
Pages : 394 pages
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Download Free The Return of King Arthur PDF by Beverly Taylor Full Book and published by Boydell & Brewer Ltd. This book was released on 1983 with total page 394 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The revival of interest in Arthurian legend in the 19th century was a remarkable phenomenon, apparently at odds with the spirit of the age. Tennyson was widely criticised for his choice of a medieval topic; yet The Idylls of the Kingwere accepted as the national epic, and a flood of lesser works was inspired by them, on both sides of the Atlantic. Elisabeth Brewer and Beverly Taylor survey the course of Arthurian literature from 1800 to the presentday, and give an account of all the major English and American contributions. Some of the works are well-known, but there are also a host of names which will be new to most readers, and some surprises, such as J. Comyns Carr's King Arthur, rightly ignored as a text, but a piece oftheatrical history, for Sir Henry Irving played King Arthur, Ellen Terry was Guinevere, Arthur Sullivan wrote the music, and Burne-Jones designed the sets. The Arthurian works of the Pre-Raphaelites are discussed at length, as are the poemsof Edward Arlington Robinson, John Masefield and Charles Williams. Other writers have used the legends as part of a wider cultural consciousness: The Waste Land, David Jones's In Parenthesis and The Anathemata, and the echoes ofTristan and Iseult in Finnigan's Wake are discussed in this context. Novels on Arthurian themes are given their due place, from the satirical scenes of Thomas Love Peacock's The Misfortunes of Elphin and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court to T.H. White's serio-comic The Once and Future King and the many recent novelists who have turned away from the chivalric Arthur to depict him as a Dark Age ruler. The Return of King Arthurincludes a bibliography of British and American creative writing relating to the Arthurian legends from1800 to the present day.

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ISBN : 1349062332
Pages : 247 pages
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Download Free Hardy’s Influence on the Modern Novel PDF by Peter J Casagrande Full Book and published by Springer. This book was released on 1987-05-27 with total page 247 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: