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Iris Murdoch By Peter J. Conradi

Iris Murdoch
by Peter J. Conradi

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This is a revised study of Iris Murdoch's fiction in which the author argues that her spirited earlier work gave way to a deeper more comic style in the 1970s and 80s. There is an additional chapter on her most recent fiction and an attempt to relate her work to that of Dostoevsky.
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Iris Murdoch: The Saint and the Artist: 1989 by Peter J. Conradi

This is a revised study of Iris Murdoch's fiction in which the author argues that her spirited earlier work gave way to a deeper more comic style in the 1970s and 80s. There is an additional chapter on her most recent fiction and an attempt to relate her work to that of Dostoevsky.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 "A Kind of Moral Psychology": introductory - "existentialist and mystic"; "Under the Net" and the redemption of particulars; "Against Gravity" - the early novels, "An Accidental Man"; Eros in "A Severed Head", "Bruno's Dream". Part 2 "Open and Closed": the sublime in "The Bell" and "The Unicorn"; self-sufficiency in "The Time of the Angels", "The Nice and the Good". Part 3 "The closest compression of form with the widest expansion of meaning": "A Fairly Honourable Defeat"; "The Black Prince"; "The Sacred and Profane Love Machine", "Henry and Cato"; "The Sea, The Sea"; conclusion - "Nuns and Soldiers", "The Philosopher's Pupil"; postscript - "The Good Apprentice" and "The Book and the Brotherhood".

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GOR004725910
Iris Murdoch: The Saint and the Artist: 1989 by Peter J. Conradi
Peter J. Conradi
Studies in 20th Century Literature
Used - Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1988-12-19
346
0333466756
9780333466759
N/A
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