"John Cowper Powys, der Universalist in Wales"

Name of traveller

Rolf Italiaander (1913-1991)

Reason for travel

  • visit to the author John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) as winner of a literary prize awarded by the Hamburger Akademie

Date of travel



  • customs: awareness of Welsh culture
  • industry: awareness of Welsh industry
  • language: has difficulty with the Welsh language
  • literature: appraisal of John Cowper Powys' literary work
  • people:
    • John Cowper Powys is visited by the author in his role as secretary of the Hamburger Akademie as he was personally unable to travel to Hamburg himself
    • description of the visit and John Cowper Powys's role in the local community
  • transport: travel from London via public transport and then car in north Wales

Nationality of traveller


Language of publication


Gender of traveller


Type of publication

essay; travelogue


Italiaander, Rolf. "John Cowper Powys, der Universalist in Wales." Akzente eines Lebens. Bremen: Carl Schünnemann, 1970. 235-47. Print.