Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

A Life

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Baker & Taylor
Drawing on hundreds of interviews, letters, and diaries, an authorized biography of the critically acclaimed philosopher and novelist traces her personal life and literary and philosophical career, from her student days at Oxford, through her marriage to John Bayley, to Murdoch's remarkable influence on literary England, from 1940 to the present day.

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English novelist Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) is best known as the author of The Sea, The Sea . This biography focuses on her intellectual development at Oxford, her experimentation with Communism, and her work in the Austrian refugee camps during World War II. Conradi (emeritus, English, U. of Kingston) is the literary executor of Murdoch's estate. The volume contains two sections of black and white photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This biography of the critically acclaimed philosopher and novelist traces her personal life and literary and philosophical career, from her student days at Oxford, through her marriage to John Bayley, to Murdoch's influence on literary England, from 1940 to the present day.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780393048759
0393048756
Branch Call Number: B MUR
Characteristics: xxix, 706 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm

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