Charles Stanley Nott

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Charles Stanley Nott (1887–1978) was an author, publisher, translator and a student of G. I. Gurdjieff. He first met Gurdjieff and A. R. Orage in New York in 1923. He spent time at the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man and became a close student of Gurdjieff. He helped with the publication and distribution of Gurdjieff's first published book The Herald of Coming Good. He wrote two books on his life and experience with Gurdjieff, Orage, and P. D. Ouspensky.

Early life[edit]

Charles Stanley Nott was born in Bedfordshire, England, and grew up in a Hertfordshire village.[1]


Stanley Nott had a publishing business in London until the outbreak of World War II. He helped A. R. Orage to start The New English Weekly in 1932.[2]



  1. ^ Nott, C.S. (1961). Teachings of Gurdjieff - A Pupil's Journal. Penguin Arkana. p. xi. ISBN 0-14-019156-9. 
  2. ^ Nott, Stanley. The Young Churchill - A Biography. Coward-McCann. dust jacket.