Authorship, language and textual pathology: Linguistic changes in Iris Murdoch’s informal novels

Cloisters, Bishop Otter Campus

Prof. Peter Garrard Iris Murdoch’s profound and well-documented late life cognitive decline was caused by the accumulation of amyloid plaques and tau tangles in her brain: the molecular signature of Alzheimer’s disease. Yet plaque and tangle deposition begins many years, if not decades, before cognitive changes first emerge, so the discovery of methods for defining […]

Iris Murdoch Summer School: Iris Murdoch and London

Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester

THIS EVENT WAS CANCELLED   What’s included? We will be studying The Nice and the Good, A Fairly Honourable Defeat, A Word Child and The Green Knight. Full tuition including lectures and seminars on all the novels taught, and optional 1:1 supervisions as required. Teaching staff are: Dr Miles Leeson, Director of the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at […]

Murdoch at Christmas


Join Professor Anne Rowe, author of numerous works on Murdoch including Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life and co-editor of Living on Paper, for a 45-minute lecture 'Murdoch at Christmas', followed by questions from the audience. Tickets are £5 for Iris Murdoch Society Members and students, £10 for everyone else. The lecture will be live via […]