Iris Murdoch

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Noun1.Iris Murdoch - British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)
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Dr Peter Garrard, reader in neurology at the University of Southampton's School of Medicine, previously demonstrated the presence of Alzheimer-like linguistic changes in the later writings of Dame Iris Murdoch.
There are fears in the UK that the library of Dame Iris Murdoch could be sold to the United States.
But film veteran Dame Judi Dench flew the flag for Britain when she won Best Actress - her eighth Bafta title - for her role as alzheimer-suffering novelist Dame Iris Murdoch in Iris.
Judi Dench and Kate Winslet portray the two ages of prolific Oxford novelist and philosopher Dame Iris Murdoch who died tragically of Alzheimer's.
When Dame Iris Murdoch died of Alzheimer's disease in 1999, Harold Bloom, the American academic who in the opinion of many is the world's leading literary critic, wrote that there were now after Murdoch's death 'no first rate writers left in Britain'.

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