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A Severed Head

is an acrostic for ash.


"A Severed Head" is a satirical, sometimes farcical 1961 novel by Iris Murdoch.

  • also known as "A severed head, a novel"
  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: Literature, Literary, Classics
  • released in (55 years ago)


"A Severed Head" is a 1970 British drama film starring Claire Bloom, Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough and Ian Holm, based on a novel of the same name by Iris Murdoch.

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Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

The image of the Medusa head has been a powerful influence in the postclassical arts, particularly in literature, as for instance in Iris Murdoch's novel A Severed Head, where the heroine is a Medusa-figure, and in poetry. In modern Greek lore, ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1988)

by Geoffrey W. Bromiley

Apparently it was large enough to hold a severed head. The finely slipped and burnished red ware of the Roman period called terra sigilata was at times made into large plates that could fit this description. Fragments of such platters are found ...

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A Severed Head

Nothing like a severed head in the morning

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