A dominant figure of postwar British literature, Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) wrote more than twenty-five novels, a collection of poems, and a half-dozen philosophical studies..In Understanding Iris Murdoch, Cheryl Bove divides Murdoch's work into two broad categories-the ironic tragedy and the bittersweet comedy-to examine the reasons why her work continues to attract such a large following. A writer of consistently readable novels who fashions gripping narratives and vivid characters, Murdoch presents readers with moral ...

Understanding Iris Murdoch 2011, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570039829

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Understanding Iris Murdoch 1993, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9780872498761