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Iris Murdoch and Morality

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 198 Nombre de pages
Iris Murdoch and Morality provides a close focus on moral issues in Murdoch's novels, philosophy and theology. It situates Murdoch... Lire la suite
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Iris Murdoch and Morality provides a close focus on moral issues in Murdoch's novels, philosophy and theology. It situates Murdoch within current theoretical debates and develops an understanding of her work as a crucial link between twentieth and twenty-first century writing and theory.

Auteur

PETER CONRADI Emeritus Professor of English, Kingston University and Honorary Research Fellow, University College, London, UK TAMMY GRIMSHAW Freelance writer ROB HARDY Department of English, Open University, UK SIMON HAINES Professor of English, Chinese University of Hong Kong MARK LUPRECHT Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, English Department, University of Tennessee, USA PRISCILLA MARTIN Tutor, English and Classics, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, UK SCOTT H. MOORE Associate Professor of Philosophy and Great Texts and Director of the Great Texts Program, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA BRAN NICOL Reader in Modern and Contemporary Literature, University of Portsmouth, UK PAMELA OSBORN PhD student, Kingston University, UK WILLIAM SCHWEIKER Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Professor of Theological Ethics and Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion, University of Chicago, USA FRANCES WHITE Assistant Director of the Centre for Iris Murdoch Studies, Kingston University, UK



Résumé
'...this excellent slection of essays would no doubt broaden the readership and would be most welcome in the current economic climate...this collection is both a welcome addition and a necessary marker in contemporary studies of her work.' - Miscelanea

Contenu

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Notes on references and Abbreviations Introduction: Art, Morals and 'The Discovery of Reality'; A.Rowe & A.Horner PART I: MORALITY AND THE NOVEL Murdoch's Mannered realism: Metafiction, Morality and the Post-War Novel; B.Nicol The Preacher's Tone: Murdoch's Mentors and Moralists; P.Martin Stories, Rituals and Healers in Iris Murdoch's Novels; R.Hardy Laughing at Something Tragic: Murdoch as Anti-Moralist; P.Conradi 'Refinements of Evil': Iris Murdoch and the Gothic; A.Horner PART II: A MORAL UNION: PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE Iris Murdoch the Ethical Turn and Literary Value; S.Haines Murdoch's Fictional Philosophers: What They Say and What They Show; S.Moore Death and Goodness: Bruno's Dream and 'The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts'; M.Luprecht Jackson's Dilemma and The Responsible Life of the Imagination; F.White PART III: MORALITY WITHOUT GOD: IRIS MURDOCH'S SECULAR THEOLOGY 'The Dream that Does Not Cease to Haunt Us': Iris Murdoch's Holiness; A.Rowe 'A Story About a Man': The Demythologized Christ in the Work of Iris Murdoch and Patrick White; P.Osborn 'Do Not Seek God Outside Your Own Soul': Buddhism in The Green Knight ; T.Grimshaw The Moral Fate of Fictive Persons: On Iris Murdoch's Humanism; W.Schweiker Index

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Titre: Iris Murdoch and Morality
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Code EAN: 9781349309474
ISBN: 978-1-349-30947-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 198
Poids: 278g
Taille: H11mm x B216mm x T140mm
Année: 2010
Auflage: 1st ed. 2010

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