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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
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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
Records and correspondence
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.

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

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"[A] rich collection of letters. . . . [T]hey create a vivid mosaic memoir, catching slivers of a vibrant private voice, overheard."---Felicity Plunkett, The Australian "[A]n unprecedented exposure Read more...

 
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