John Cowper Powys
John Cowper Powys (8 October 1872 – 17 June 1963) was a British novelist and lecturer.
Powys was born in Shirley, Derbyshire, in 1872, the son of the Reverend Charles Francis Powys (1843–1923), who was vicar of Montacute, Somerset for thirty-two years, and Mary Cowper Johnson, a descendent of the poet William Cowper. He came from a family of eleven children, many of whom were also ... more »
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