John Cowper Powys' Wolf Solent

Critical Studies

Edited by Belinda Humfrey

John Cowper Powys' Wolf Solent
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Edited by Belinda Humfrey

Distributed for University of Wales Press

229 pages | 8-3/5 x 5-1/2
Cloth $50.00 ISBN: 9780708310007 Published December 1990 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Powys Review

“The high quality of Humfrey's opening essay is a reflection of the stamndard of the collection as a whole . . . a worthy enterprise, and a positive addition to studies of the multi-faceted John Cowper Powys” –Powys Review

The Powys Journal

“. . . this is a very rich and absorbing volume that makes one go on questioning one's own response to this 'ample and ironic' work.” –The Powys Journal

New Welsh Review

“. . . it compels a return to the novel itself . . .” –New Welsh Review

Powys Notes

“. . . a very rich and absorbing volume . . .” –Powys Notes

I. 'Let Our Crooked Smokes Climb...from Our Bless'd Altars!' Wolf Solent: Designs, Writing, Achievement - Belinda Humfrey, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Wales, Lampeter
II. 'A Victim of Self-Vivisection': J.C. Powys and Wolf Solent - John Hodgson, University of Vienna
III. The Face on the Waterloo Steps - Peter Easingwood, Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee
IV. Not in the Light of Truth: Philosophy and Poetry in Wolf Solent - T.J. Diffey, Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sussex
V. Notre-Homme-des-Fleurs: Wolf Solent's Metaphoric Legends - Ned Lukacher, Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago
VI. Allusion, Illusion and Reality: Fact and Fiction in Wolf Solent - Ian Hughes, Lecturer in English at the Normal College, Bangor
VII. Wolf Solent: Myth and Narrative - Charles Lock, Associate Professor of English, University of Toronto
VIII. The Look of the Other in Wolf Solent - Ben Jones, Professor of English at Carleton University, Ottawa
IX. Jason's Poems in Wolf Solent - Peter G. Christensen, Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in English, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
X. Gerda and Christie - Carol Coates, Lecturer, teaching creative writing in the University of Hull's School of Adult Education
XI. Wolf Solent: Prodding the Female Substance of the Earth - Elizabeth Tombs, English Department, National University of Singapore
XII. Creative Lies - Margaret Moran, Assistant Professor in English and a Research Associate in the Bertrand Russell Editorial Project, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
XIII. Wolf Solent: Exploring the Limits of the Will - Penny Smith, Department of Historical and Critical Studies, Polytechnic of Newcastle.
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