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Horner, Avril

Iris Murdoch and Morality

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Art, Morals and ‘The Discovery of Reality’
Anne Rowe, Avril Horner

Part I. Morality and the Novel

2. Murdoch’s Mannered Realism: Metafiction, Morality and the Post-War Novel
Bran Nicol

3. The Preacher’s Tone: Murdoch’s Mentors and Moralists
Priscilla Martin

4. Stories, Rituals and Healers in Iris Murdoch’s Fiction
Rob Hardy

5. Laughing at Something Tragic: Murdoch as Anti-Moralist
Peter J. Conradi

6. ‘Refinements of Evil’: Iris Murdoch and the Gothic
Avril Homer

Part II. A Moral Union: Philosophy and Literature

7. Iris Murdoch, the Ethical Turn and Literary Value
Simon Haines

8. Murdoch’s Fictional Philosophers: What They Say and What They Show

Scott H. Moore

9. Death and Goodness: Bruno’s Dream and ‘The Sovereignty of Good over Other Concepts’
Mark Luprecht

10.
Jackson’s Dilemma and ‘The Responsible Life of the Imagination’
Frances White

Part III. Morality without God: Iris Murdoch’s Secular Theology

11. ‘The Dream that does not Cease to Haunt us’: Iris Murdoch’s Holiness
Anne Rowe

12. ‘A Story about a Man’: The Demythologized Christ in the Novels of Iris Murdoch and Patrick White
Pamela Osborn

13. Do not Seek God outside your own Soul: Buddhism in The Green Knight

Tammy Grimshaw

14. The Moral Fate of Fictive Persons: On Iris Murdoch’s Humanism
William Schweiker

Keywords: Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Modern Philosophy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
212 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230277229
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-30947-4

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