Sexuality Gender And Power In Iris Murdoch S Fiction

Author by : Tammy Grimshaw
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Publisher by : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
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Description : Examines the depiction of the social construction of male homosexuality, lesbianism, and women's role in Murdoch's books. This book explores the representation of power dynamics in the portrayal of homosexuality and takes a detailed look at the illustration of power-knowledge.


Iris Murdoch Philosophical Novelist

Author by : Miles Leeson
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Description : This book provides a concise and highly readable reassessment of Iris Murdoch's engagement with philosophy throughout her life and proposes that she was, most importantly, a philosophical novelist. By investigating her use of philosophical argument in her fictional writing, it becomes clear that her narratives always depend upon a strong metaphysical underpinning. Leeson proceeds thematically through the philosophical phases of Murdoch's life and develops a clear argument that Murdoch reacts against the philosophies of Sartre, Plato, Nietzsche and Heidegger not only in her philosophical writings but also in her fiction. Indeed, it is in her fiction that her philosophical argument is most persuasive and accessible. This timely study provides new information regarding Murdoch's engagement with Martin Heidegger and also provides a detailed critique of critics who have overlooked Murdoch's engagement with philosophy within her fiction.


Iris Murdoch Gender And Philosophy

Author by : Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy Sabina Lovibond
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Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : The first thorough exploration of Murdoch and gender, Iris Murdoch, Gender and Philosophy is a fresh contribution to debates in feminist philosophy and gender studies, and essential reading for anyone interested in Murdoch's literary and philosophical writing.


Cross Gendered Literary Voices

Author by : R. Kim
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book investigates male writers' use of female voices and female writers' use of male voices in literature and theatre from the 1850s to the present, examining where, how and why such gendered crossings occur and what connections may be found between these crossings and specific psychological, social, historical and political contexts.


Feminist Narrative And The Supernatural

Author by : Katherine J. Weese
Languange : en
Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : "Women authors have explored fantasy fiction in ways that connect with feminist narrative theories, as examined here by Katherine J. Weese in seven modern novels. The fantastic devices highlight various feminist narrative concerns. Weese also frames the fantastic elements in the scope of traditional fictional structure"--Provided by publisher.


Eros And Evil In Iris Murdoch S Spiritual Vision

Author by : Kathleen Mary Tierney
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Description : Yet, Murdoch does not hold a tragic view of the moral or religious life. Rather she offers a radical comic vision, one where the confrontation with evil, which is so hard for us to do, releases the natural impulse of compassion that is the foundation of all human connection and higher possibility. Murdoch turns to the novel as the best means to reveal evil, because it offers a truthful vision of what we are like as human beings through the particular, detailed realization of the inner lives of characters. Murdoch turns to art to affect a conversion of erotic orientation in the reader and to transform the moral imagination of the age.


Iris Murdoch And The Art Of Imagining

Author by : Marije Altorf
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Academic
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Description : Iris Murdoch and the Art of Imagining offers a new appreciation of Iris Murdoch's philosophy, emphasising the importance of images and the imagination for her thought. This book is first and foremost a study of Iris Murdoch's philosophical work. It examines how literature and imagination enabled Murdoch to form a philosophical response to the decline of religion. It thus argues that Murdoch is an important philosopher, because she has not confined herself to philosophy. The book also reconsiders various contemporary assumptions about what philosophy is and does. Through Le Doeuff's notion of the philosophical imaginary, it examines the different ways in which images and imagination are part of philosophy.


Mla International Bibliography Of Books And Articles On The Modern Languages And Literatures

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Agencies Of The Good In The Work Of Iris Murdoch

Author by : Diana Phillips
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Publisher by : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
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Description : In part one Iris Murdoch's work is set against its contemporary background. Her concept of Man, as seen both in her fiction and in her philosophical work, is discussed with special attention being paid to the influence of Plato, J.P. Sartre, Simone Weil,


The Language Of Power

Author by : Roberta Rosenberg
Languange : en
Publisher by : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
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