Monthly Archives: March 2018

Review of Iris Murdoch’s Jackson’s Dilemma

Why all that about Jackson? I asked myself.  To establish him, of course, after a late entry, but would dinner guests spend all that time talking of a servant?  The host character is working on Heidegger who quotes from Heraclitus, … Continue reading

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Snow

The snow’s gone, as has John, not that I’m likening him to the evanescent whitening. He’s not that.  His visiting would incur diminishing in the nature of things – snow too, which lacks the effort of love. I’ve thought of … Continue reading

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Review of Iris Murdoch’s The Green Knight

‘Glastonbury Romance’ by Powys is being read by a character. One of the characters wants to become a monk and writes letters to a confessor in which he discusses Christ who didn’t himself megalomaniacally claim to be god, he avers, … Continue reading

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