W. J. Keith's Reader's Companions

W.J. Keith's four Reader's Companions to major works of John Cowper Powys give background information — on JCP’s life, mythological references, historical background — in handy alphabetically arranged guides. These serve as helpful guides to a first reader of a complex novel such as Porius unfamiliar with Welsh mythology, and essential reference books for those re-reading John Cowper Powys’s major works. Tribute is also due to Jacqueline Peltier whose assistance Keith acknowledges and who has provided a home for these guides and a dedicated page at