Dr Anne Rowe isAssociate Professor in English Literature and Director of the Iris Murdoch Archive Project at Kingston University where she teaches a Special Study on Iris Murdoch for third year graduate and postgraduate students. She has published widely on Iris Murdoch, including The Visual Arts and the Novels of Iris Murdoch (2002), Iris Murdoch: A Reasessment (ed., 2006), Sacred Space, Beloved City: Iris Murdoch's London (co-authored with Cheryl Bove, 2009), Iris Murdoch and Morality (co-edited with Avril Horner, 2010), Iris Murdoch: Texts and Contexts (also co-edited with Avril Horner 2012,) and Iris Murdoch: A Literary Life (co-authored with Priscilla Martin, 2010). She was editor of the Iris Murdoch News Letter, 1993-2007 and is now Lead Editor of the Iris Murdoch Review. She has given lectures and conference papers on Murdoch's work in the UK, Europe and America, and has supervised and examined MA and PhD research on Iris Murdoch. Living on Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch 1934-1995, co-edited with Avril Horner, will be published by Chatto & Windus in the autumn of 2015.
Associate Professor Dr Anne Rowe teaches a Special study on Iris Murdoch to third year English Literature students and also teaches Murdoch on the English MA. Other teaching includes or has included Contemporary British Fiction (particularly Ian McEwan, Sebastian Faulks, Graham Swift); Literature between 1930 and 1970; Children's Literature; Romanticism; Shakespeare; Nineteenth Century Novel; Research Skills and Methodologies; Academic Writing
Successful supervisions include:
M.Phil: Isabelle Chapman: 'Tender Sympathies: Mother - Daughter Relationships in the Novels of Elizabeth Gaskell 1999
MA by Research: Pamela Osborn: Faith and Failure: Religious Perspectives on a Secular Society in the Novels of Iris Murdoch and Patrick White 2006
PhD: Frances white: Past Forgiving? The Concept and Expereince of Remorse in the Writings of Iris Murdoch; 2011
PhD: Vanessa Palmer: 'The Will to Truth: An Explorationof Modern Motherhood in Contemporary Fiction, 2011
PhD: Pamela Osborn: Another Country: Bereavement, Mourning and Survival in the Novels of Iris Murdoch, 2013
PhD: Laura-Jane Foley: Ekprhasis In Contneporary British Poetry, 2014 (2nd supervisor)
External Examiner Duties include:
PhD: Elaine Morley: Iris Murdoch and Elias Canetti, University of Kent at Canterbury, 2010;
Ph D on The Image of the Labyrinth in novels of Iris Murdoch and A.S.Byatt, Australian Catholic National University 2005 & 2006.
MA by Research: Chris Boddington: Iris Murdoch and Frank Thomposn: The Sea The Sea as Elegy
PhD: Daniel Read: Perceptions of Evil in the Philosophy and Fiction of Iris Murdoch
PhD: Rebecca Moden: Iconography in the work of Iris Murdoch and the Painter Harry Weinberger
Director of the Centre for Iris Murdoch Studies at Kingston University. Director of the Iris Murdoch Society and European Editor of the Iris Murdoch News Letter,