The past buries the past and must end in silence,
but it can be a conscious silence that rests open-eyed.
Perhaps this is the final forgiveness. . . .
~ Iris Murdoch, The Sea, the Sea_________________________
Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)
Roman Bonzon, "Iris Murdoch Remembered", Aesthetics Online (Memorial)
Alan Jacobs, "Go(o)d in Iris Murdoch", First Things (Issue Archive)
Jeffrey Meyers, "Iris Murdoch, The Art of Fiction No. 117" (Interview), The Paris Review
Joyce Carol Oates, "Sacred and Profane Iris Murdoch", New Republic, November 18, 1978; Reprinted at Celestial Timepiece: A Joyce Carol Oates Home Page
Tom Phillips, Portraits: Dame Iris Murdoch
The Iris Murdoch Society