Doris Lessing (3874 words)

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Doris Lessing, 1984. © Marianne Majerus

The Nobel Laureate, Doris Lessing, died in November 2013 at the age of 94. She was a visionary writer whose prolific output caught the ebb and flow of cultural, social and political ideas for over half a century. Her huge body of published work, for which she is internationally acclaimed, includes novels, stories, nonfiction, poems, plays and opera libretti. She received, among other honours, the David Cohen British Literature Prize, the Companion of Honour from the Royal Society of Literature and the Golden …

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Scullion, Val. "Doris Lessing". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 November 2002; last revised 03 December 2013.
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Articles on Lessing's works

  1. The Fifth Child
  2. The Four-Gated City: Children of Violence Novel Sequence
  3. The Golden Notebook
  4. The Grass Is Singing
  5. The Memoirs of a Survivor
  6. The Sweetest Dream

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  1. Nobel Prize-winners

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