In this book, the author conducts a philological comparison of Iris Murdoch's and Elias Canetti's works, from their literary themes and theories to their idiosyncratic stylistic practices, proposing to understand the nature of their intellectual relationship through an examination of their works.
Introduction 1. Blindness and Vision: Die Blendung and the Flight from the Enchanter 2. Isolation and Communion: Die Blendung, Masse und Macht, and the Time of the Angels 3. Possession and Non-Possession: Masse und Macht and the Sea, the Sea 4. Conclusion