Construction Of Good And Evil In Iris Murdoch S Discourse

Author by : Margaret L. Pachuau
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Description : A Prominent Experience Of The Post-War European Generation Was The Acute Inquiry About Whether Life Was Intrinsically Good Or Evil, And Of The Good And Evil Combining To Make The World What It Is. These Divided Moral Forces Figure Distinctively In The Fiction Of Iris Murdoch, One Of The Most Prolific And Serious Contemporary Novelists. She Examines The Nature Of, And The Relations Between Good And Evil, Innocence And Experience, God And The Devil. This Book Explores The Concepts Of Good And Evil As Presented By Murdoch In Relation To The Structure Of Christian Theology Pertaining To The Same Concepts.Murdoch S World Is Not An Isolated World And It Is One That Is Open To Humane And Communal Fraternity. She Questions The Relationships That Humans Have With The Center Along With The Centrality Of Many Of Our Human Assumptions. She Recognizes At The Same Time The Deep Human Need To Be Continually Reseeking And Redefining The Center. She Also Denotes Several Themes In Her Text. These Include Elements Of Comedy, Love, Myth, Magic And The Supernatural.The Present Book Attempts To Delve Into The Experiences Of The Post-War European Mind And The Dilemma Between Good And Evil Through Texts Of Iris Murdoch. Beginning With An Introduction To Murdoch As A Novelist And Her Contribution To Literature, The Book Elucidates And Validates The Concepts Of Good And Evil In The Backdrop Of Christian Religion In Her Selected Texts. In Addition, It Analyses The Greek And Hebrew Traditions As Well As Language Content Of The Characters. The Book Will Undoubtedly Prove Useful To Students, Teachers And Researchers Of English Literature.


Feminism

Author by : Neeru Tandon
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Description : Most Urban People Are Familiar With The Word Feminism, But The Understanding Of It Remains Vague And There Is A General Rejection Of Its Relevance In The Familial Context. In Reality, Feminism Wants You To Be Whoever You Are But With A Political Consciousness. You Want To Be A Feminist Because You Want To Be Exactly Who You Are. This Book Claims To Be A Complete Guide Regarding Feminism And Its Changing Meanings. It Tells You About The History Of Feminism, Theoretical Perspectives On Feminism, Various Feminist Theories Like Liberal, Radical, Marxist, Psychoanalytical, Existential, Cultural, Lesbian, Eco, Post-Modern Feminism, Post-Feminism, Black-Feminism, French Feministic Theory, Etc. It Also Discusses Some Popular Terms Regarding Feminism Amazon Feminism, Moderate Feminism, Materialist, Pop, Gender Sex-Positive Feminism, Difference Feminism, Academic Feminism, Etc. The Major Portion Of This Book Presents Some Feminists Like Simon De Beauvoir, Kate Millett, Betty Friedan, Elain Showalter, Helen Cixous, Juliet Mitchell, Eli Zaretsky, Etc. It Also Discusses Some Major Books On Feminist Theories And Issues. Dr. Tandon Has Beautifully Covered New Issues Like Masculism, Feminist Jurisprudence, Mothering A Feminist Concern, Feminity Vs Masculanity, Feminism In Indian Scenario, Etc. In A Nutshell, This Book Answers Almost All The Queries Of Readers About Feminism.


Rabindranath Tagore S Gor

Author by : Rabindranath Tagore
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The Positive Function Of Evil

Author by : P. Tabensky
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This collection explores the controversial and perhaps even abject idea that evils, large and small, human and natural, may have a central positive function to play in our lives. For centuries a concern of religious thinkers from the Christian tradition, very little systematic work has been done to explore this idea from the secular point of view.


Iris Murdoch And The Search For Human Goodness

Author by : Maria Antonaccio
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Publisher by : University of Chicago Press
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Description : A noted philosopher and one of the most gifted and prolific novelists of the twentieth century, Iris Murdoch has anticipated and shaped many of the issues central to current ethics. These include the relation between human identity and ideas of the good, the effect of the modern critique of religion on moral thought, the relation between ethics and literature, and the contemporary debate about liberalism. In the most comprehensive engagement with Murdoch's work to date, this volume gathers contributions from philosophers, theologians, and a literary critic to explore the significance of her ideas for contemporary thought. Inspired by Murdoch's tenacious wrestling with basic questions of human existence, these essays not only clarify her thoughts on human goodness, but also move beyond the academy to reflect on how we can and ought to undertake the human adventure in our daily lives. Contributors are Charles Taylor, Martha Nussbaum, David Tracy, Cora Diamond, Maria Antonaccio, Elizabeth Dipple, Franklin I. Gamwell, Stanley Hauerwas, and William Schweiker. This volume also includes "Metaphysics and Ethics," a classic essay by Iris Murdoch.


A Reader S Guide To The Twentieth Century Novel In Britain

Author by : Randall Stevenson
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Publisher by : University Press of Kentucky
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Description : The novel is the major literary phenomenon of the twentieth century, and its development in Britain since 1900 has reflected the tumultuous changes that have characterized modern society. Randall Stevenson now presents an accessible and authoritative guide to the work of th ecentury's leading novelists as well as many of its lesser known writers. In this stimulating and wide-ranging account, Stevenson locates the work of individual writers, from Conrad to Jeanette Winterson, within an evolving literary history and the wider context of social, political, and cultural change. Included are British writers working in exile and writers with origins elsewhere, such as James and Rushdie, who have chosen to work in Britain. Women novelists are accorded their rightful prominence. This clear and lively survey deals with a broad range of movements, including modernism and postmodernism, as well as the influence of other world literatures and the impact of two world wars. An ideal text, this is a 'guide' in the best sense—concise and lucid, well-informed and perceptive. Readers new to the field will appreciate Stevenson's clear direction, while the experienced will be delighted by newly revealed connections and fresh perspectives.


Twentieth Century Literary Criticism

Author by : Gale Research Company
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Description : Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, and other creative writers, 1900-1960.


Dissertation Abstracts International

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The Catholic Periodical And Literature Index

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Humanities Index

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