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Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life

Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life

by P. Martin, A. Rowe
     
 
This largely chronological study of Iris Murdoch's literary life begins with her fledgling publications at Badminton School and Oxford, and her Irish heritage. It moves through the novels of the next four decades and concludes with an account of the biographical, critical and media attention given to her life and work since her death in 1999.

Overview

This largely chronological study of Iris Murdoch's literary life begins with her fledgling publications at Badminton School and Oxford, and her Irish heritage. It moves through the novels of the next four decades and concludes with an account of the biographical, critical and media attention given to her life and work since her death in 1999.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

'This is a comprehensive and accessible study, a first-class resource for students, researchers and readers interested in Iris Murdoch's work and literary life'

Bran Nicol, Reader in English, University of Portsmouth, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403948502
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/16/2010
Series:
Literary Lives Series
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

PRISCILLA MARTIN is the author of Piers Plowman: the Field and the Tower and Chaucer’s Women: Nuns, Wives and Amazons. She has taught at the Universities of Edinburgh, Colorado, California, Hawaii, Washington and London and at St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

ANNE ROWE is Director of the Centre for Iris Murdoch Studies at Kingston University, UK, and Lead Editor of the Iris Murdoch Review. Her publications on Iris Murdoch include Sacred Space, Beloved City: Iris Murdoch’s London (with Cheryl Bove, 2008); Iris Murdoch: A Reassessment (ed.) (2006) and The Visual Arts and the Novels of Iris Murdoch (2002).

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