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  Krizia Rolls Out Artistic Campaign for Fall
WWDKrizia Rolls Out Artistic Campaign for FallWWDThe company's artistic and cultural venue, Spazio Krizia, opened in 1984, a pioneer in the fashion industry, inviting the likes of Michael Ende, Isabel Allende, Doris Lessing, David Leavitt, Arthur Miller, Ettore Sottsass, Borek Sipek, Ron Arad, Ingo ...
Posted on 9 July 2017 | 9:01 pm
  Doris Lessing: the Sufi connection - Open
Open DemocracyDoris Lessing: the Sufi connectionOpen DemocracyDoris Lessing: the Sufi connection · Muge Galin 12 October 2000. The Nobel literature laureate is a seeker and educator in mysticism who uses Sufi ideas to enlarge her and her characters' humanity, says Müge Galin. « first · ‹ previous … 967 · 968 ...
Posted on 8 July 2017 | 3:07 am
  Qmunity's CJ Rowe on Black Lives Matter
Straight.comQmunity's CJ Rowe on Black Lives Matter Vancouver: Pride is politicalStraight.comA favourite quote of mine penned by Doris Lessing states: “This is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.” We have ongoing opportunities to understand something we've understood all of our ...
Posted on 5 July 2017 | 5:05 pm
  PRH completes acquisition of Ediciones B -
The BooksellerPRH completes acquisition of Ediciones BThe BooksellerAuthors in PRHGE's catalogue include such Nobel prize winners as Alice Munro, Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García Márquez, José Saramago, J.M. Coetzee, Orhan Pamuk, Doris Lessing, V.S. Naipaul and Gunter Grass. Authors new to PRHGE from the ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 2:28 am
  Born 100 years ago, Anthony Burgess was a
The Conversation UKBorn 100 years ago, Anthony Burgess was a genius who fought for free speechThe Conversation UKWhen the Sunday Times sent a copy of Doris Lessing's Children of Violence for review, this was also confiscated by the censors, presumably because of its inflammatory communist and feminist content. Enraged by the climate of censorship in Malta ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 2:03 am
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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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  PhilCummins48: "Our society is
Phil#*mins48: "Our society is dep&^%#ent !* some precarious mechanisms, and they are very dicey. They can collapse easily." (Doris Lessing) #sundaythoughts
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 3:37 am
  imeticulous: RT @noveliciouss: Whatever
imeticulous: RT @noveliciouss: Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The c%@^diti%@^s are always impossible. DORIS LESSING #amwriting #writerslife https…
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 3:37 am
  GenePetrovLMC: Whatever you're meant to do,
GenePetrovLMC: Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The c*#&diti*#&s are always impossible. ― Doris Lessing #quote #pers*#&algrowth #pers*#&aldevelopment
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 3:37 am
  meg_lott1: RT @noveliciouss: Whatever
meg_lott1: RT @noveliciouss: Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The c~!diti~!s are always impossible. DORIS LESSING #amwriting #writerslife https…
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 3:37 am
haja36510297: Laughter is by definiti@# healthy. - Doris Lessing
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 3:37 am
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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
  Resolved Question: What does the quote
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Posted on 13 September 2012 | 4:15 pm
  Resolved Question: What is a summary for the
A full detailed summary would greatly be appreciated.
Posted on 29 April 2012 | 6:11 am
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