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Doris Lessing : border crossings

Author: Doris Lessing; Alice Ridout; Susan Watkins
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Continuum literary studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Doris Lessing has received relatively little critical attention. One of the reasons for this is that Lessing has spent much of her lifetime and her long published writing career crossing both national and ideological borders. This essay collection reflects and explores the incredible variety of Lessing's border crossings and positions her writing in its various social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Doris Lessing.
London ; New York : Continuum, c2009
(DLC) 2010275007
(OCoLC)277203930
Named Person: Doris Lessing; Doris May Lessing; Doris Lessing
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Lessing; Alice Ridout; Susan Watkins
ISBN: 9781441121028 1441121021
OCLC Number: 647872938
Description: 1 online resource (x, 172 p.)
Contents: Horrors of the breast : cultural boundaries and the abject in The Grass is singing / Edith Frampton --
Inside and outside colonial spaces : border crossings in Doris Lessing's African stories' / Pat Louw --
Doris Lessing's The golden notebook : an experiment in critical fiction / Nick Bentley --
Doris Lessing's fantastic children / Roberta Rubenstein --
The 'Jane Somers' hoax : aging, gender and the literary marketplace / Susan Watkins --
(Not such) Great expectations : unmaking maternal ideals in The fifth child and We need to talk about Kevin / Ruth Robbins --
Doris Lessing's Under my skin : the autobiography of a cosmopolitan 'third culture kid' / Alice Ridout --
Environmental fables? The eco-politics of Doris Lessing's 'Ifrik' novels / Fiona Becket --
The porous border between fact and fiction, empathy and identification in Doris Lessing's The cleft / Phyllis Sternberg Perrakis --
Afterword / Judith Kegan Gardiner.
Series Title: Continuum literary studies.
Other Titles: Border crossings
Responsibility: edited by Alice Ridout and Susan Watkins.

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