No 11, 2020

This years' edition of the Iris Murdoch Review is guest edited by Rebecca Moden and Lucy Oulton, two early-career researchers at the Research Centre. Featured articles include:

  • Evil and Violence: Murdoch's Ambiguous Moral Vision and her Engagement with the Writings of William Blake - Daniel Read (Kingston)
  • Existential Deconstruction: Iris Murdoch's Early Novels - Robert Murphy (Oxford)
  • 'I've seen you at it': Visual Frenzy and the Panopticon in Iris Murdoch's The Bell - Athanasios Dimakis (Athens)

Along with reviews, reports, a memoir and much more.

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  • About the review

    The Iris Murdoch Review (Kingston University Press) publishes articles on the life and work of Iris Murdoch and her milieu on a yearly basis. The Review aims to represent the breadth and eclecticism of contemporary critical approaches to Murdoch, and particularly welcomes new perspectives and lines of inquiry. We are always interested in receiving expression of interest regarding new material for publication.

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    Miles Leeson,


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