Iris Murdoch

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British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)

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The film tells the story of brilliant novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch and her struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
In this depiction of extremes of emotion the reader can sense Iris Murdoch finding her own direction.
The university would see it as an ideal collection for its proposed centre for Iris Murdoch studies.
Kate Winslet on Iris Murdoch, the real-life novelist she plays in the film Iris, as quoted in the February issue of Elle (U.
DAME Iris Murdoch was one of the greatest British novelists of the 20th century.
ACCLAIMED novelist Iris Murdoch died quietly in her sleep on February 8, 1999, after suffering for several years with Alzheimer's Disease.
The film tells the touching love story of novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley.
In 1998, John Bayley published his tribute to Iris Murdoch, Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch (see WLT 73:4, P.
A few examples are that Cheryl Bove, in Character Index and Guide to the Fiction of Iris Murdoch, reiterates the "orthodox" position that readers who ignore Murdoch's theoretical statements will "misapprehend Murdoch's vision" (48).
The decision has been made by Professor John Bayley to sell the personal library of his late wife, Dame Iris Murdoch, due to a lack of space in his house in Oxford, UK.
TREAT yourself to a free audio cassette of Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch on which the Oscar-winning smash hit film was based.
PAPERBACK 1 (1) Northern Lights: His Dark Materials Series, Philip Pullman 2 (2) Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials Series, Philip Pullman 3 (3) Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials Series, Philip Pullman 4 (4) Five Quarters Of The Orange, Joanne Harris 5 (-) True History Of The Kelly Gang, Peter Carey 6 (8) Bonesetter's Daughter, Amy Tan 7 (6) White Teeth, Zadie Smith 8 (9) Down Under, Bill Bryson 9 (-) Iris: A Memoir Of Iris Murdoch, John Bayley 10 (7) The Hobbit: Collins Modern Classic Series, JRR Tolkien
For his first film since Laughterhouse 18 years ago (he's only made three others, all clustered in 83/84), stage director Richard Eyre has adapted Iris: A Memoir and An Elegy for Iris, two volumes of memoirs by Professor of Literature John Bayley about his late wife, the great English novelist Iris Murdoch.
The Iris Murdoch Centre is the first of its kind in the UK and one of the first in the world.