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New Guidelines for Fiction at Zero Books

Apr 9th, 2015 | By

While being interviewed by the Paris Review in 1990 the novelist and Platonist philosopher Iris Murdoch was asked the following question: Should the novelist also be a moralist and teacher? Murdoch’s answer was that a fiction writer should avoid didactic aims but should embrace the role of the moralist, if not entirely then at least

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