Iris Murdoch And Morality by Anne RoweIris Murdoch And Morality by Anne Rowe

Iris Murdoch And Morality

byAnne RoweEditorA. Horner

Hardcover | January 29, 2010

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Iris Murdoch and Morality provides a close focus on moral issues in Murdoch's novels, philosophy and theology. It situates Murdoch within current theoretical debates and develops an understanding of her work as a crucial link between twentieth and twenty-first century writing and theory.
PETER CONRADI Emeritus Professor of English, Kingston University and Honorary Research Fellow, University College, London, UK TAMMY GRIMSHAW Freelance writer ROB HARDY Department of English, Open University, UK SIMON HAINES Professor of English, Chinese University of Hong Kong MARK LUPRECHT Professor and Director of Undergraduate ...
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Title:Iris Murdoch And MoralityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:198 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:January 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224458

ISBN - 13:9780230224452

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Notes on references and Abbreviations Introduction: Art, Morals and 'The Discovery of Reality'; A.Rowe & A.Horner PART I: MORALITY AND THE NOVEL Murdoch's Mannered realism: Metafiction, Morality and the Post-War Novel; B.Nicol The Preacher's Tone: Murdoch's Mentors and Moralists; P.Martin Stories, Rituals and Healers in Iris Murdoch's Novels; R.Hardy Laughing at Something Tragic: Murdoch as Anti-Moralist; P.Conradi 'Refinements of Evil': Iris Murdoch and the Gothic; A.Horner PART II: A MORAL UNION: PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE Iris Murdoch the Ethical Turn and Literary Value; S.Haines Murdoch's Fictional Philosophers: What They Say and What They Show; S.Moore Death and Goodness: Bruno's Dream and 'The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts'; M.Luprecht Jackson's Dilemma and The Responsible Life of the Imagination; F.White PART III: MORALITY WITHOUT GOD: IRIS MURDOCH'S SECULAR THEOLOGY 'The Dream that Does Not Cease to Haunt Us': Iris Murdoch's Holiness; A.Rowe 'A Story About a Man': The Demythologized Christ in the Work of Iris Murdoch and Patrick White; P.Osborn 'Do Not Seek God Outside Your Own Soul': Buddhism in The Green Knight ; T.Grimshaw The Moral Fate of Fictive Persons: On Iris Murdoch's Humanism; W.Schweiker Index

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'...this excellent slection of essays would no doubt broaden the readership and would be most welcome in the current economic climate...this collection is both a welcome addition and a necessary marker in contemporary studies of her work.' - Miscelanea