's mother, Irene Alice (Richardson) Murdoch
, was known as Rene, pronounced reeny. The Richardson family had produced two women writers, Frances Elizabeth (Richardson) Fisher
, who was a published poet, and...
: Romantic Rationalist, a philosophical monograph: her first book, and the earliest by anyone on Sartre's work, dedicated to her mother
Conradi, Peter J. Iris Murdoch. A Life. HarperCollins, 2002.
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