Iris Murdoch: Texts and Contexts

  • Anne Rowe
  • Avril Horner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Anne Rowe, Avril Horner
      Pages 1-8
  3. Theological and Visionary Contexts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
  4. Political and Cultural Contexts

  5. The Derridean Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Paul S. Fiddes
      Pages 91-109
  6. Contexts of Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
  7. Literary Contexts

  8. Biographical Contexts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207

About this book


Using unpublished archive material, including correspondence and the many annotations Murdoch made to the books held in her Oxford library, this book offers fresh insights into Murdoch's work by placing it within a diversity of new contexts. It also reveals startling parallels between Murdoch's work and other literary and philosophical texts.


bibliography concept culture fiction Jacques Derrida memory notation philosophy politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne Rowe
    • 1
  • Avril Horner
    • 1
  1. 1.Kingston UniversityLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34551-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27136-5
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