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Living on paper : letters from Iris Murdoch 1934-1995

Author: Iris Murdoch; Avril Horner; Anne Rowe
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2018] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Letter : EnglishView all editions and formats
Iris Murdoch was an acclaimed novelist and groundbreaking philosopher whose life reflected her unconventional beliefs and values. But what has been missing from biographical accounts has been Murdoch's own voice--her life in her own words.

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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Named Person: Iris Murdoch; Iris Murdoch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Murdoch; Avril Horner; Anne Rowe
ISBN: 069118092X 9780691180922
OCLC Number: 1005115591
Notes: "First published in 2015 by Chatto & Windus"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 666 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Schoolgirl, and student, August 1934 to December 1941 --
Work and war, July 1942 to October 1947 --
Academic and author, October 1947 to September 1954 --
Decisions, February 1955 to December 1962 --
The RCA years, January 1963 to November 1967 --
Woman of letters, January 1968 to December 1978 --
Dame Iris, January 1979 to December 1989 --
Last letters, February 1990 to September 1995 --
Directory of names and terms --
Murdoch's novels and their dedicatees --
Sources of letters.
Other Titles: Letters from Iris Murdoch 1934-1995
Responsibility: Iris Murdoch ; edited by Avril Horner and Anne Rowe.


Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, 2015.  Read more...


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