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11 edition of The novels of Doris Lessing. found in the catalog.

The novels of Doris Lessing.

by Paul Schlueter

  • 116 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Lessing, Doris May, 1919- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century,
    • Women and literature -- Africa -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a pref. by Harry T. Moore.
      SeriesCrosscurrents/Modern critiques
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6023.E833 Z88
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 144 p.
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5290351M
      ISBN 100809306123
      LC Control Number72010281

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      The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing This book, as well as the couple that followed it, enters the realm of what Margaret Drabble in The Oxford Companion to English Literature has called Lessing's "inner space fiction", her work that explores mental and societal breakdown.   Doris Lessing is the author, most recently, of the novel The Fifth Child, and of a book, The wind blows away our words, about the Soviet involvement in Afghanistan. Letters Vol. 12 No. 2 .


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But Lessing, whose novel The Golden Notebook was embraced as a feminist icon, has seldom told her followers exactly what they wanted to hear.

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Doris Lessing was one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of our time, the recipient of a host of international awards. She wrote more than thirty books—among them the novels Martha Quest, The Golden Notebook, and The Fifth Child Cited by: Martha Quest is the first novel in Doris Lessing's massive Children of Violence series, which cumulatively consists of five books and 2,+ pages.

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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Doris Lessing was one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of our time, the recipient of a host of international awards. She wrote more than thirty books—among them the novels Martha Quest, The Golden Notebook, and The Fifth Child.

She died in From The Washington PostCited by: 3. Lessing, Doris. Love, Again. New York: HarpersCollins, Doris Lessings novel, Love, Again, is about an aging woman by the name of Sarah Durham. Sarah is in her mid-sixties and, having been widowed by the time she was in her mid-thirties, believes herself to be past her prime when it /5.

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Home › Feminism › Analysis of Doris Lessing’s Novels. Analysis of Doris Lessing’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on • (0). Doris Lessing (22 October – 17 November ) has been one of the most widely read and influential British novelists of the second half of the twentieth century.

Doris Lessing has won over fifteen awards for her contribution to the English Literature. These include the Somerset Maugham Award (), the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (), Order of the Companions of Honor (), the David Cohen Prize (), S.T Dupont Golden PEN Award () and the most honorable ‘Nobel Prize’ in   Some time later, it was revealed that “Jane Somers” was, in fact, Doris Lessing.

She had written the book under a pseudonym, partly because she wanted it to be appraised purely on merit. Doris Lessing's debut novel "The Grass is Singing" is a raw, mesmerizing, and powerful indictment of racism in South Africa.

In England, everything is understood in terms of class. In South Africa, everything is understood in terms of race. Mary, the protagonist, is a poor white, and that affords her the same luxury as a rich white in South by: Doris Lessing’s library: a life in 4, books When Nick Holdstock was asked to catalogue the books left behind in Doris Lessing’s home, he found annotations, drawings, dedications – and a.

From Publishers Weekly The latest by the prolific Lessing is a collection of four novellas that vary considerably in quality, with the best of them, "Victoria and the Staveneys" and "A Love Child," showing her at the top of her very impressive form/5(37).

The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels is collection of four short stories published in by Nobel laureate Doris Lessing. The Australian-French film Adore (alternatively known as Adoration; previously known as Two Mothers and Perfect Mothers) is based on the story The director Anne Fontaine said Lessing told her when they met, that it was based on a true story that Author: Doris Lessing.

The Golden Notebook is a novel by Dorislike the two books that followed it, enters the realm of what Margaret Drabble in The Oxford Companion to English Literature called Lessing's "inner space fiction"; her work that explores mental and societal breakdown.

It contains powerful anti-war and anti-Stalinist messages, an extended analysis of communism and the Communist Party in Author: Doris Lessing. The best novels Doris Lessing.

The best novels: No 81 – The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing () Now she resolves, in. Doris Lessing's two short novels A Home for the Highland Cattle, a wry portrait of African settler society, and The Antheap, set in the gold fields of the former Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), were originally published in Five (), a collection.

Lots of articles paying tribute to Doris Lessing, who died at the age of 94 yesterday, have appeared this Guardian lists her five best books (see below) but the author wrote more than 50 books, including novels, poetry, drama and short stories, so you have a huge selection to choose from.

Lessing’s obituary is worth a read as here was a person who lived a full life.Her novels include The Grass Is Singing (), the sequence of five novels collectively called Children of Violence (–), The Golden Notebook (), The Good Terrorist (), and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos: Archives (–).

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