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Horner, Avril

Iris Murdoch: Texts and Contexts

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Anne Rowe, Avril Horner

Part 1. Theological and Visionary Contexts

2. Iris Murdoch: A Case of Star-Friendship
Don Cupitt

3. The Visionary Aspects of Iris Murdoch’s Philosophy
Heather Widdows

Part 2. Political and Cultural Contexts

4. Iris Murdoch and the Two Cultures: Science, Philosophy and the Novel
Patricia Waugh

5. Iris Murdoch, Ian McEwan and the Place of the Political in Contemporary Fiction
Anne Rowe, Sara Upstone

Part 3. The Derridean Context

6. Murdoch and Derrida: Holding Hands under the Table
Tony Milligan

7. Murdoch, Derrida and The Black Prince
Paul S. Fiddes

8. Minding the Gap: Mourning in the Work of Murdoch and Derrida
Pamela Osborn

Part 4. Contexts of Power

9. Iris Murdoch and Theodor Reik: Sado-Masochism in The Black Prince
Mark Luprecht

10. Iris Murdoch and Elias Canetti: Towards a Reassessment
Elaine Morley

Part 5. Literary Contexts

11. The ‘wondrous necessary man’: Canetti, The Unicorn and The Changeling
Avril Horner

12. A Post-Christian Concept of Martyrdom and the Murdochian Chorus: The One Alone and T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral
Frances White

13. Language, Memory and Loss: Kristevan Psychoanalytical Perspectives on Intertextual Connections in the Work of Murdoch and Banville
Wendy Vaizey

Part 6. Biographical Contexts

14. The Influence of Childhood Reading on the Fiction of Iris Murdoch
Janfarie Skinner

15. Murdoch on Film: ‘Re-Seeing Reality’ in Richard Eyre’s Iris (2001)
Alex Ramon

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
258 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137271365
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34551-9

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