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Doris Lessing : the alchemy of survival

Author: Carey Kaplan; Ellen Cronan Rose
Publisher: [Athens, Ohio] : Ohio University Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doris Lessing.
[Athens, Ohio] : Ohio University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)568122175
Named Person: Doris Lessing; Doris Lessing; Doris May Lessing; Doris Lessing
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carey Kaplan; Ellen Cronan Rose
ISBN: 0821408917 9780821408919
OCLC Number: 17260588
Description: 187 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Doris Lessing : The politics of radical humanism / Frederick C. Stern --
Subverting the ideology of coherence : The golden notebook and The four-gated city / Molly Hite --
Ideology and form : decentrism in The golden notebook, Memoirs of a survivor, and Shikasta / Alvin Sullivan --
Teaching Doris Lessing as a subversive activity : a response to the preface to The golden notebook / Katherine Fishburn --
Memory and culture within the individual : the breakdown of social exchange in Memoirs of a survivor / Jeanne Murray Walker --
Resisting the exchange : brother-sister incest in fiction by Doris Lessing / Elizabeth Abel --
Doris Lessing : a 'female voice' -past, present, or future? / Nicole Ward Jouve --
Doris Lessing's 'debt' to Olive Schreiner / Victoria Middleton --
Britain's imperialist past in Doris Lessing's futurist fiction / Carey Kaplan --
Lessing and Atopia / Lorna Sage --
Who is it who says 'I'? : the persona of a Doris Lessing interview / Eve Bertelsen.
Responsibility: edited by Carey Kaplan and Ellen Cronan Rose.

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