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Iris Murdoch

Anne Rowe


This volume takes into account the variety of talents that inform not only Iris Murdoch’s twenty-six best-selling novels, but also her philosophical, theological and critical writing, which together express stringent views on art, politics and morality. It identifies Murdoch as a proudly Anglo-Irish writer whose work straddles the boundary between popular and intellectually serious novels which spanned the entire latter half of the twentieth century. This thematically based study outlines the overarching themes and issues that characterise her fiction decade by decade; explores her unique role ... More

Keywords: Biography, Fiction, Philosophy, Politics, Theology, Aesthetics, Ireland, London

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780746312162
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9780746312162.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Rowe, author
University of Chichester