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Biographies (5)

1,471 words, approx. 5 pages
John Fowles (born 1926) was an award-winning post-World War II novelist of major importance. While his works are reflective of literary tradition reaching back to Greek philosophy and Celtic romance, ... Read more
21,358 words, approx. 72 pages
[This entry was updated by Thomas C. Foster (University of Michigan--—Flint) with the entry by Ellen Pifer (University of Delaware) in the Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, volume... Read more
5,130 words, approx. 18 pages
John Fowles has consistently distanced himself from the middle-class English society that was his familial lot and a source of much resentment toward his father. Now living in a sort of self-imposed e... Read more
16,660 words, approx. 56 pages
“I've always wanted to write,” declared John Fowles in a 1964 essay, “(in this order) poems, philosophy, and only then novels” (published in Wormholes: Essays and Occasional Writin... Read more
20,503 words, approx. 69 pages
Biography EssayA novelist who writes for a living, says author John Fowles, is an altogether different creature from one whose art is his life. The latter, a "dynamic artist," seeks "to form new image... Read more