Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch The Essential Guide to Contemporary Literature : The Bell, The Black Prince, The Sea, the Sea - Vintage Living Texts

Paperback (05 Feb 2004) | English

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Synopsis

In Vintage Living Texts, teachers, students and any lover of literature will find the essential guide to the major works of Iris Murdoch. Iris Murdoch's themes, genre and narrative techniques are put under scrutiny and the emphasis is on providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Amongst many other features you'll find inspirational reading plans and contextual material, suggested complementary and comparative reading and an indispensable glossary. Featured texts: The Black Prince, The Sea, The Sea, The Bell'I didn't realise just how good the series was until I started working closely with it. The questions are so thoughtful and probing-the texts really do occupy their own niche between guides purely for teachers and the ubiquitous student crib, and are much better than either' Head of English, Newington College, Australia

Book information

ISBN: 9780099452225
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 142g
Height: 197mm
Width: 144mm
Spine width: 16mm