Iris Murdoch: Music, Sounds and Silences

Iris Murdoch: Music, Sounds and Silences

6 June 2022By Gillian DooleyBlog

What happens when we deliberately try listening to Murdoch’s novels? What can be gained by attending not just to the social, moral, emotional and visual worlds she creates, but also to the aural worlds in her work?

Malcolm Bradbury as Murdoch Critic

Malcolm Bradbury as Murdoch Critic

2 August 2021By Robert CreminsBlog

At first glance, Malcolm may seem like a surprising choice as a guide to Murdoch’s novels, because he is best remembered—or so the anecdotal evidence I have gathered suggests—as a Murdoch parodist rather than critic.