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New book: Listening to Iris Murdoch: Music, Sounds, and Silences

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      Gillian Dooley

      My new book is primarily a work of literary criticism about the British novelist Iris Murdoch and the music and sound in her novels. I discuss various examples of the way she deploys sound and silence, how music appears as a theme and so on. I also survey musical works setting her words, by composers including Malcolm Williamson and William Matthias.

      Information about the book at https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-00860-3

      The online book launch is available on SoundCloud


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