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Saturday, 13 September 2008

J.F. Powers - Book Covers

I am posting a piece tomorrow on J.F. Powers a sort of literary bibliography, biography. I wanted to post all of the cover art for his books I could find. Over the next few months I plan on rereading the canon of his works, in the order they were published and then publishing reviews of each book. A few years ago I wrote a piece called That Elusive Story about his Powers story The Warm Sand haunted me.

Prince of Darkness & Other Stories
Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1947, 227p.


Morte d'Urban
Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1962, 336p.



The Presence of Grace
Doubleday & Co., Garden City NY 1956, 191p.





Lions, Harts, Leaping Does, and Other Stories
Time Reading Program Special Edition
New York, New York, 29 p.
(Note all stories in this collection are gleaned from either Prince of Darkness & Other Stories or The Presence of Grace.)

Look How the Fish Live
Knopf, New York, 1975, 190p.


Wheat that Springeth Green
A.A. Knopf, New York, 1988, 335p.



The Stories of J. F. Powers
New York Review Books, New York, New York, 1999, 570p.
(Note all stories in this collection are all of the stories from Prince of Darkness & Other Stories, The Presence of Grace or Look How the Fish Live.)
My Reviews and Articles on Powers:

1962 - Morte d'Urban - novel
1963 - Lions, Harts, Leaping Does, and Other Stories
1988 - Wheat that Springeth Green - novel
1991 - The Old Bird, A Love Story - Illustrated Edition
1999 - The Stories of J. F. Powers
J.F. Powers Selected Bibliography
J.F. Powers Book Covers
That Elusive Story
The Warm Sand
Meme Booked By 3 May 2007
Meme Book Meme
Meme Booked by 3 February 2007

RS398 Directed Reading - The Religious Fiction of J.F. Powers
Essay - Why J.F. Powers
The Prince of Darkness and Other Stories
The Presence of Grace
Morte d'Urban
Look How the Fish Live
Wheat that Springeth Green
Essay - J.F. Powers Literary Life and Legacy

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