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A Severed Head

A
Severed
Head
is an acrostic for ash.

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"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)

Film

"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 previewOxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2008)

by Ned Sherrin

Iris Murdoch 1919–99: A Severed Head (1961) Fred ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary Of Film 5Th Ed (2010)

by David Thomson

A Severed Head (70, Dick Clement); and very good as Christie the murderer in 10 Ri/lington Place (70, Fleischer). In addition to League of Gentlemen and Seance on a Wet Afternoon, Attenborough produced two ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary Of Film 6th Edition (2014)

by David Thomson

A Severed Head (70, Dick Clement); and very good as Christie the murderer in 10 Rillington Place (70, Fleischer). In addition to League of ...

Google previewKnights Templar Encyclopedia (2007)

The Essential Guide to the People, Places, Events, and Symbols of the Order of the Temple by Karen Ralls

a silver platter, a stone from Heaven, a dish, a sword, a spear, a fish, a dove with a communion Host in its beak, a bleeding white lance, a secret Book or Gospel, manna from Heaven, a blinding light, a severed head, a table, and more.

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 ...

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, ...

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