Iris Murdoch interview with John Haffenden : typescript, ca. 1983.


Iris Murdoch interview with John Haffenden : typescript, ca. 1983.

Interview concerns Murdoch's writing style and how philosophy affects her fiction. Letters concern Murdoch consenting to be interviewed and the difficulties of arranging a time to do so, with one being her response to receiving the typescript of the interview.

27 leaves, envelope ; 30 centimeters.


SNAC Resource ID: 8101839

Houghton Library

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