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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Doris Lessing; Doris May Lessing; Doris Lessing; Doris Lessing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Sprague; Virginia Tiger
ISBN: 0816187568 9780816187560
OCLC Number: 12907150
Description: ix, 237 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Clair Sprague and Virginia Tiger --
Chronology / Mona Knapp --
Part I. Politics and patterns --
The doom of empire : memoirs of a survivor / Martin Green --
Memory and desire on going home : the deconstruction of a colonial radical / Jenny Taylor --
Doubles talk in The golden notebook / Claire Sprague --
The marriages between zones three, four, and five : Doris Lessing's alchemical allegory / Roberta Rubenstein --
Part II. Female(other) space --
Lessing and Lawrence : the battle of the sexes / Mark Spilka --
"Woman of many summers" : The summer before the dark / Virginia Tiger --
Martha Quest and "the anguish of feminine fragmentation" / Jean Pickering --
The golden notebook : "female writing" and "the great tradition" / Elizabeth Able --
The woman writer as exile : gender and possession in the African stories of Doris Lessing / Claire Hanson --
Part III. Inner and outer space --
"Disorderly company" : from The golden notebook to The four-gated city / Dagmar Barnouw --
Doris Lessing and R.D. Laing : psychopolitics and prophecy / Marion Vlastos --
Doris Lessing's Citta felice / Ellen Cronan Rose --
Competing codes in Shikasta / Betsy Draine --
Part IV. Reception and reputation --
The grass is singing : some recent fiction / Ernest Jones --
The grass is singing / Klad --
Children of violence : frustration on the Veldt / C.P. Snow --
New novels / Kingsley Amis --
Last children of violence / Joyce Carol Oates --
The golden notebook : neither compromise nor happiness / Irving Howe --
"An interview with Adrienne Rich" / Elly Bulkin --
On several novels : Doris Lessing : Cassandra in a world under siege / Margaret Drabble --
And they all lived unhappily ever after / Rebecca West --
Briefing for a descent into hell / Joan Didion --
The summer before the dark : everywoman out of love? / Erica Jong --
Canopus in Argos : archives Paradise regained / Gore Vidal --
The spacing out of Doris Lessing / John Leonard --
Galactic orthodoxies / Claire Sprague --
The diaries of Jane Somers : the Doris Lessing hoax / Ellen Goodman --
Lessing is more : an "unknown" author and the success syndrome / Jonathan Yardley --
Doris Lessing in New York : 1969 and 1984 : "best battles are fought by men and women together" / Susan Brownmiller --
Candid shot : Lessing in New York City, April 1 and 2, 1984 / Virginia Tiger.
Series Title: Critical essays on modern British literature.
Responsibility: [edited by] Claire Sprague and Virginia Tiger.

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