George Ivanovich Gurdjieff

Standard Name: Gurdjieff, George Ivanovich


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Cultural formation P. L. Travers
The influence of Zen Buddhism is evident in PLT 's articles for Parabola. Influenced by the work of George Ivanovich Gurdjieff , and by Karlfried Graf Dürckheim , she developed an intellectual interest in Zen...
Friends, Associates Laura Riding
In the USA they went to stay with Schuyler Jackson and his wife Katherine or Kit at their farm in Pennsylvania.
Seymour, Miranda. “The Hand from the Grave”. Lives for Sale: Biographers’ Tales, edited by Mark Bostridge, Continuum, pp. 191-5.
Schuyler was poetry editor of Time magazine and a close friend of...
Friends, Associates P. L. Travers
In Paris, in about 1930, she is thought to have met and dined at the table of
Haggarty, Ben. “Refining Nectar”. A Lively Oracle: A Centennial Celebration of P.L. Travers, Creator of Mary Poppins, edited by Ellen Dooling Draper and Jenny Koralek, Published for the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation by Larson Publications, pp. 19-24.
the Russian philosopher George Ivanovich Gurdjieff , about whom she later wrote as his disciple. She...
Health Katherine Mansfield
KM left Paris for the Prieuré des Basses Loges, at Avon near Fontainebleau, where she entered the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man run by George Ivanovich Gurdjieff .
Alpers, Antony. The Life of Katherine Mansfield. Oxford University Press.
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Intertextuality and Influence P. L. Travers
PLT wrote George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff, about the life and teachings of Gurdjieff , the Russian mystic, spiritualist, and teacher of dancing whose philosophy had influenced her thinking.
Demers, Patricia. P.L. Travers. Twayne.
Literary responses Leonora Carrington
Helen Byatt traces the quests of The Hearing Trumpet to texts the author encountered as a child, including the pre-Christian fairy tales and Celtic narratives shared by her nanny and maternal relatives along with Robert Graves
Literary Setting P. L. Travers
A climactic scene at the London Zoo (where Jane and Michael are transported by Mary Poppins on a night of full moon) presents the usual order of things magically transformed or reversed. The animals are...


1907: Alfred Richard Orage and Holbrook Jackson...

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Alfred Richard Orage and Holbrook Jackson acquired the weekly reviewNew Age (founded in 1894).
Kindley, Evan. “Ismism”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 33-5.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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