File NLW MSS 22206-41B - Diaries of John Cowper Powys,

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NLW MSS 22206-41B

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Diaries of John Cowper Powys,

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  • 1930-1961 (Creation)

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Varying from c. 95 to c. 200 ff. ; c. 195 x 125 mm.

Cloth over boards or full leather.

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Thirty-six volumes of the diaries of John Cowper Powys, being an unbroken series dating from 1930 to 1961. Powys began keeping a diary in June 1929 on his departure from New York on a visit to England (see NLW MS 22807A).
The first two volumes have been edited for publication (see The Diary of John Cowper Powys 1930, ed. by Frederick Davies (London, 1987) and The Diary of John Cowper Powys 1931 (London, 1990)) and the period June 1934 to June 1935 has been published in The Dorset Year, ed. by Morine Krissd├│ttir and Roger Peers (Kilmersdon: The Powys Press, 1998). A selection of the first eleven years has been published in Petrushka and the Dancer: The diaries of John Cowper Powys 1929-1939, ed. by Morine Krissd├│ttir (Manchester, New York and Paris, 1995).

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  • English

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For the 1929 diary see NLW MS 22807A.

For Frederick Davies's transcripts of the diaries for 1930-1932 and 1934 see NLW ex 1550-1553.

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 22206-41B.

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vtls004266278

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(WlAbNL)0000266278

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English

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  • Text: NLW MSS 22206-41B.