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The Post-War Novel in Crisis: Three Perspectives
(AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language & Literature Association, 2005-11)
Three major novelists of the period following the second world war, Iris Murdoch, Doris Lessing and V.S. Naipaul, have pondered the question of why the post-war novel is unable to achieve the heights of its nineteenth-century ...
The Horizon Conquerors: Post-war London through Colonial Eyes.
(New Literatures Review, 2003)
Doris Lessing and V.S. Naipaul both arrived in London a few years after the end of the Second World War. This paper looks at their perceptions of the city as 'colonials', as seen from their fiction and non-fiction writings.
An Autobiography of Everyone? Intentions and Definitions in Doris Lessing's Memoirs of a Survivor
Doris Lessing's novel 'Memoirs as a Survivor' was described by Lessing as 'an attempt at autobiography'. This paper examines the autobiographical element, and the ideological concepts which formed Lessing's attitude to ...
Doris Lessing Versus Her Readers: The Case of 'The Golden Notebook'
(Prestige Books, New Delhi, 2006)
Doris Lessing is a major force in contemporary English literature, holding a unique position as an iconoclastic, outspoken critic of society and politics with a sage-like, almost magisterial status. However, she has not ...