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Posted on 23 March 2018 | 5:06 am
  Late Essays 2006-2017 review: Reading like a
The HinduLate Essays 2006-2017 review: Reading like a writerThe Hinduwhere Coetzee defends the “interrogation” of a book or a writer as inevitable, even to be welcomed “for as long as the classic needs to be protected from attack, it can never prove itself classic;” and he writes about Defoe (Robinson Crusoe), Kafka ...
Posted on 17 March 2018 | 7:37 am
  Writing The Revolution: Patrick Langley On
The QuietusWriting The Revolution: Patrick Langley On Politics And The NovelThe QuietusI first read Doris Lessing's novel The Good Terrorist in early 2012. At that time, London's atmosphere was febrile, electric with the sense that violence could erupt at any moment. There was good reason to think so. In 2010, student protestors had ...
Posted on 17 March 2018 | 4:58 am
  Sex, lies and communism: finding freedom
ProspectSex, lies and communism: finding freedom through Doris LessingProspectAfter Doris Lessing's death in 2013, Lara Feigel reread The Golden Notebook (1962). Her older friends had begun to reminisce about how it had changed their lives. When Feigel first read it as a student, it had left little impression, but in her mid ...
Posted on 16 March 2018 | 8:00 am
  Doris Lessing: from champion of free love to Lessing: from champion of free love to frump with a'I am interested only in stretching myself, in living as fully as I can.' Lara Feigel begins her thoughtful book with this assertion by Anna Wulf, the protagonist of Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook, and it rather sums up the whole endeavour of the ...
Posted on 7 March 2018 | 8:08 pm
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  Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets
BAC’s Phoenix Fundraiser has a great line-up at the Royal Festival Hall, the magnificent Blythe Duff faces down evil in Glasgow, and there’s a second chance to catch 1927’s inventive anti-technology tale, Golem Ellen McDougall’s impressive staging of Anna Karenina keeps the Royal Exchange in Manchester very much on the boil. It’s your last chance this week to catch Blanche McIntyre’s revival of ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:27 am
  Do You Really Have to Give Your Kids
In interviews, Meghan Daum has presented her new anthology — Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids — as a necessary expansion of the cultural conversation around parenthood. “I think one of the problems with this discussion is that it gets boiled down to, ‘Ew, babies, gross,’ ... More »
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 9:54 am
  The 100 best novels: No 81 – The Golden
Hailed as one of the key texts of the women’s movement of the 1960s, this study of a divorced single mother’s search for personal and political identity remains a defiant, ambitious tour de force “Everything’s cracking up”, says Anna, the protagonist of Lessing’s masterpiece, a novel that takes its place in this list for its odd, visionary engagement with the issues and anxieties of its time and ...
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 9:44 pm
  Final chapters: Obsession with growing old a
The Angel of Death -- also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself -- is cutting a wider swath than ever through American literature.
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 10:23 pm
  As storytellers, we speak for pluralism and
The Folio prize has opened its doors to writers from across the world. What a great opportunity to use art to emphasise our common humanity Elif Shafak
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 5:10 pm
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  Doris Lessing Spied On: MI5 Kept Detailed
MI5, Britain's Security Service responsible for protecting the United Kingdom against threats to national security, spied on Nobel-Prize novelist Doris Lessing for 20 years, between 1943 and 1964. It was Lessing's anti-racism stance and her membership in ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 7:50 pm
  Nobel Prize-Winning Author Doris Lessing
Newly publicized top secret files reveal that Nobel Prize-winning author, Doris Lessing, was trailed by the MI5. Assisted by the Met police special branch, the group kept an eye on her, watched her every move as well as that of her friends and colleagues.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:25 pm
  British spies reveal file on Nobel winner
Files reveal that Nobel prize winning author Doris Lessing was placed under surveillance by the British intelligence services for more than 20 years. Bob Mezan reports. Newly declassified intelligence files have revealed that Nobel Prize-winning writer ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 8:28 am
  MI5 spies followed writer Doris Lessing for
Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist, was spied on by the U.K.’s Security Service for more than 20 years because of her Communist politics, declassified files have disclosed. Agents kept a close eye on Lessing’s activities from 1943 until ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:08 am
  MI5 spied on Doris Lessing for two decades
In 1956, the writer Doris Lessing wrote in her first piece for the New Statesman that she feared she'd be refused entry into South Africa. Lessing, at the time, was an out and proud member of the Communist Party - "I have made no secret of the fact" - but ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:27 am
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  Lessing Won't Attend Nobel Ceremony
Doris Lessing is unable to travel to Stockholm to receive her Nobel Prize in literature on Dec. 10 due to back problems, the Nobel Foundation said Wednesday.
Posted on 28 November 2007 | 6:15 am
  Lessing Says Sept. 11 Attacks Not So Bad
Nobel laureate Doris Lessing said the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States were "not that terrible" when compared to attacks by the IRA in Britain.
Posted on 22 October 2007 | 12:07 pm
  Lessing Not Impressed by Nobel Prize
Doris Lessing pulled up in a black cab where a media horde was waiting Thursday in front of her leafy north London home. Reporters opened the door and told her she had won the Nobel Prize for literature, to which she responded: "Oh Christ! ... I couldn't
Posted on 11 October 2007 | 11:12 am
  Nobel Literature Prize Excerpts
Excerpts from the Swedish Academy's citation awarding the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature to Doris Lessing:
Posted on 11 October 2007 | 7:36 am
  Briton Wins Nobel Literature Prize
English writer Doris Lessing, who ended her formal schooling at age 13 and went on to write novels that explored relationships between the genders and races, won the 2007 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday.
Posted on 11 October 2007 | 12:02 am
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  FeatOfStrength: RT @FeatOfStrength: 17 Nov
FeatOfStrength: RT @FeatOfStrength: 17 Nov 2013 Doris Lessing died #OTD. British novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet, librettist, & biographer w…
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 7:24 pm
  siddharthabonn: “Remember that the book
siddharthab^!n: “Remember that the book which bores you when you are twenty or thirty will open doors for you when you are forty or…
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 7:24 pm
  HeartedSayings: "Whatever you’re
HeartedSayings: "Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The c%!diti%!s are always impossible." -Doris Lessing
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 7:24 pm
  NairaNabile: “Whatever you’re meant to
NairaNabile: “Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The c@^diti@^s are always impossible.” Doris Lessing.
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 7:24 pm
  SlyRodriguez: But before I forget, I wonder
SlyRodriguez: But before I forget, I w!!der why Liv was reading Doris Lessing's The Fifth Child in the show's 9th episode. I have…
Posted on 16 November 2018 | 7:24 pm
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  Resolved Question: British Doris Lessing
What caused her death at a ripe age and what kind of woman she was?Also why did she get a nobel price unlike her younger counterpart JK Rowling?
Posted on 18 November 2013 | 3:38 am
  Resolved Question: What is the plot to the
I need to know for my senior research paper to get an idea of the book
Posted on 20 January 2013 | 5:28 am
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Posted on 13 September 2012 | 4:15 pm
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A full detailed summary would greatly be appreciated.
Posted on 29 April 2012 | 6:11 am
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