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Mark Luprecht

Professor Emeritus


B.A. Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin- Madison
M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Humanities, Florida State University


  • Iris Murdoch Connected (ed. and essay contributor) (U of Tennessee Press, forthcoming in Tennessee Studies of Literature Series)
  • Of Angels, Things, and Death: Paul Klee’s Last Painting in Context (Peter Lang, Hermeneutics of Art Series Number 6)
  • “What People Call Pessimism”: Sigmund Freud, Arthur Schnitzler, and 19th- Century Controversy at the University of Vienna Medical School (Ariadne Press)


Refereed Journal Articles and Essays

  • “Iris Murdoch and Theodor Reik: Masochism in Life and Fiction” (forthcoming in Iris Murdoch: Intertextuality and Interdisciplinarity, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012)
  • “Death and Goodness: Bruno’s Dream and ‘The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts,’” Iris Murdoch: Morality and the Novel (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010),
  • “A Most Uncritical Critique: Looking at Murdoch’s Textual Notes for Elias Canetti’s Crowds and Power (1962),” The Iris Murdoch Society Newsletter, Autumn 2006, Number 19, 33-35.
  • “Opaque Skies: Wings of Desire: Angelic Text, Context and Subtext,” Post Script: Essays in Film and Humanities (vol. 17, no. 3), Summer 1998, 47-54.
  • “Freud at Paris, Texas: Penetrating the Oedipal Subtext,” Literature/Film Quarterly, Vol. 20, no. 2, 1992, 115-120.

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