Entry updated 5 August 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1905-1999) UK poet, author and academic, perhaps best known for The Emperor's Clothes (1953), in which she mounted articulate and scathing attacks on the religious pretensions of such writers as T S Eliot (1888-1965) and C S Lewis. Her sf novel, The Dry Deluge (1947), describes the founding of an Underground Utopia devoted to the achievement of Immortality. [JC]
Kathleen Cecilia Nott
born London: 11 February 1905
died Swindon, Wiltshire: 22 February 1999
- The Dry Deluge (London: The Hogarth Press, 1947) [hb/IM]
- The Emperor's Clothes (London: William Heinemann, 1953) [nonfiction: hb/Nicolas Bentley]
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