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Published by Scorpion Press in [Lowestoft, Suffolk] .
Written in English


  • Snow, C. P. 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 41-64.

StatementWith a bibliography by Bernard Stone.
LC ClassificationsPR6037.N58 Z67 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5969465M
LC Control Number65073234

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C.P. Snow, in full Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow Of The City Of Leicester, (born Oct. 15, , Leicester, Leicestershire, Eng.—died July 1, , London), British novelist, scientist, and government administrator.. Snow was graduated from Leicester University and earned a doctorate in physics at the University of Cambridge, where, at the age of 25, he became a fellow of . The personal life of Lewis Eliot, the central figure and narrator of C. P. Snow’s Strangers and Brothers, takes centre stage in this moving account of his wartime suicide of Lewis’s desperately vulnerable wife, Sheila, ends a marriage fraught with difficulty and pain and shakes his world to the foundations. As Britain enters the Second World War he is .   By C. P. Snow. pp. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. $ Anthony Trollope titled one of his novels “The Way We Live Now.” On one level it might apply to the Snow cycle, but Lord Snow. Our two universities roughly correspond to the “two cultures” of science and humanism that C. P. Snow described 59 years ago in a famous lecture, “Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution.” Snow was both a scientist and a novelist and saw himself as a bridge uniting the cultures, but he worried that for others, they were drawing apart.