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The Post-War Novel in Crisis: Three Perspectives
(AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language & Literature Association, 2005-11)
Three major novelists of the period following the second world war, Iris Murdoch, Doris Lessing and V.S. Naipaul, have pondered the question of why the post-war novel is unable to achieve the heights of its nineteenth-century ...
An Interview with Marion Halligan
Marion Halligan has won awards for her novels, essays and short stories. She has published fifteen books including, most recently, the novels The Fog Garden and The Point. Born and raised in the New South Wales industrial ...
'You are my Australia': Brian Medlin's contribution to Iris Murdoch’s concept of Australia in The Green Knight
(American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, 2011-12)
Australian radical and philosopher Brian Medlin met Iris Murdoch at Oxford in the early 1960s, and the correspondence between them, now held at Flinders University in South Australia, covers a period of more than twenty ...
Iris Murdoch's Novels of Male Adultery: The Sandcastle, An Unofficial Rose, The Sacred and Profane Love Machine, and the Message to the Planet.
The moral problem of adultery obviously fascinated Iris Murdoch as a novelist – as of course it has many other writers. In her novels we often see a situation where one party to a marriage, often the husband, has divided ...
Iris Murdoch’s Use of First-Person Narrative in The Black Prince
(English Studies, 2004-04)
Many critics place Iris Murdoch’s first-person novels, narrated by a more or less egotistical and unperceptive male who is also the protagonist, near the summit of her achievement as a novelist, and most agree that The ...
‘Figures of Good: comparing Mansfield Park with Iris Murdoch's A Fairly Honourable Defeat’
(Jane Austen’s Regency World, 2010-01)
Comparison of the 'figures of good' Fanny Price in 'Mansfield Park' and Tallis Browne in 'A Fairly Honourable Defeat' by Iris Murdoch.