If We Can Keep A Severed Head Alive

Author by : Chet Fleming
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A Severed Head

Author by : Iris Murdoch
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
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Description : Martin believes he can possess both a beautiful wife and a delightful lover. But when his wife, Antonia, suddenly leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into an intensive emotional re-education. He attempts to behave beautifully and sensibly. Then he meets a woman whose demonic splendour at first repels him and later arouses a consuming and monstrous passion. How will he survive it?


The Severed Head

Author by : Julia Kristeva
Languange : en
Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : Julia Kristeva turns her famed critical eye to a study of the human head as symbol and metaphor, as religious object and physical fact, further developing a critical theme in her work--the power of horror--and expanding the potential for the face to provide an experience of the sacred. Kristeva's study stretches far back in time to 6,000 B.C.E. with humans' early decoration and worship of skulls, and follows with an examination of the Medusa myth; the mandylion of Laon (a holy relic in which the face of a saint appears on a piece of cloth); the biblical stories of John the Baptist and Salome; tales of the guillotine; modern murder mysteries; and the rhetoric surrounding the fight for and against capital punishment. Drawing numerous connections between these "capital visions" and their experience, Kristeva affirms the possibility of the sacred, even in an era of "faceless" interaction.


The Severed Head And The Grafted Tongue

Author by : Patricia Palmer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Explores actual and literary depictions of beheadings in sixteenth-century Ireland and addresses how violence is transcribed into art.


The Sea The Sea A Severed Head

Author by : Iris Murdoch
Languange : en
Publisher by : Everyman's Library
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Description : Two major novels--ferociously dark comedies that combine playfulness and profundity--by one of the most influential British writers of the twentieth century, in an Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics hardcover. A Severed Head (1961) is one of Iris Murdoch's most entertaining works, tracing the turbulent emotional journey of Martin Lynch-Gibbon, a smug, well-to-do London wine merchant and unfaithful husband, whose life is turned inside out when his wife leaves him for her psychoanalyst. The Sea, the Sea (1978) is set in an isolated house on the edge of England's North Sea, where egotistical Charles Arrowby, a big name in London's glittering theatrical world, has retired to write his memoirs, and where his plans begin to unravel when he encounters his long-lost first love and is increasingly besieged by his fantasies and obsessions. Tragi-comic masterpieces, brooding and hilarious, these two novels brilliantly reveal how much our lives are governed by the lies we tell ourselves and by our all-consuming need for love, meaning, and redemption. Introduction by Sarah Churchwell


A Severed Head Spoken Word Cab 066 6 Audio Cassettes

Author by : Iris Murdoch
Languange : en
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The Severed Head

Author by : Lena Wood
Languange : en
Publisher by : Standard Publishing
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Description : When Elijah and his friends find a treasure in an abandoned church, they discover that God has plans for them that they never expected.


Iris Murdoch Philosophical Novelist

Author by : Miles Leeson
Languange : en
Publisher by : A&C Black
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Description : A reassessment of Murdoch's fictional work regarding her links with her own philosophy and the philosophy of Plato, Sartre, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Freud.


A Severed Head And A Side Long Gaze

Author by : Nancy Ann Tabor
Languange : en
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Self Portrait With Severed Head

Author by : C. D. Collins
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu.com
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Description : vastly original, fresh, potent and charged- if the poem is to move us, there must be a successful transformation of material, through voice, which feels true to the poem's deepest intention-Collins achieves this in poem after poem. -Pam Bernard, Across the Dark