Charles Percy Snow


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Noun1.Charles Percy Snow - English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)
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In 1959, the English chemist and novelist Charles Percy Snow (now widely known as CP Snow) gave a public lecture titled The Two Cultures that reverberated through the intellectual circles; it was later published as a small book and became a classic.
The life of Charles Percy Snow (1905-1970) typifies both a defiance and an acceptance of the nature of English society.
The concept of two cultures recognized by Charles Percy Snow (1) may have implications beyond a lack of understanding and respect between two conflicting worlds of intellectuals.