A Word Child (Vintage Classics) by Iris Murdoch

By Iris Murdoch

Kept from a antisocial adolescence via schooling, cheated out of Oxford through a sad love tangle, Hilary Burde cherishes his obsessive guilt and ekes out a dwelling in a lifeless civil carrier task.

When the fellow whom he has harmed and betrayed reappears as head of his division, Hilary hopes for forgiveness, even for redemption and a brand new existence, yet unearths himself haunted via a ghostly repetition.

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EAN: 9780871131430
ASIN: 0871131439
Publisher: Atlantic per month Press
Publication Date: 1994-04-21
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881 Video Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1063 Oral Interpretation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1363 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . com grammar and style pages 69, 119, 195, 241, 315, 325, 425, 443, 453, 577, 622, 645, 667, 795, 859, 923, 973, 989, 1023, 1101, 1127, 1147, 1157, 1185, 1200, 1225, 1255, 1331 xxxvi wrap-ups media studies writing to synthesize Legends in Film: King Arthur Film Clips . . . . . . 262 Spiritual and Moral Beliefs .

223 The Influence of Lady Macbeth . . . . . . . . . . 435 An Eye for Social Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . 595 A Man of Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 687 Two Faces of Romanticism . . . . . . . . . . . . 829 Modernist Detachment . . . . . . . . . . . . 1165 writing to persuade The Legacy of Medieval Romance . . . . . . . . 261 Wartime Perspectives . . . . . . . . . . . 1273 writing to reflect Fiction as Social Teaching .

122 Virginia Woolf E. M. Forster . . . . . . . . . . 1124 speeches/sermons/interviews The Poor and Their Betters Henry Fielding . . . . . 726 Female Orations Margaret Cavendish . . . . . . . 462 Preface to the First Edition of Le Morte d’Arthur William Caxton . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli . . . . . . . . . 444 Shooting an Elephant George Orwell . . . . . . 1226 The Spectator Joseph Addison . . . . . . . . . 588 A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft .

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