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Doris Lessing (1919 - )

Nationality: British
Born: Persian
Periods: British: 20th Century

Author of the controversial novel, The Golden Notebook.

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Biographical sites about Doris Lessing

Doris (May) Lessing (1919-)
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/dlessing.htm
A biography and bibliography of the author.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Works List,
Author: Kuusankoski Public Library, Finland
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Doris Lessing: A Retrospective
http://lessing.redmood.com/
This lovely site offers a biography of the author, bibliographies (in various forms) of her works, photographs, lists of awards, and links to interviews and commentary. An excellent and comprehensive site.
Contains: Interview, Commentary, Works Available, Works List, Pictures, Awards, Full Bio
Author: Jan Hanford
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Lessing returns to South Africa after 40 years
http://www2.nando.net/newsroom/ntn/world/092595/world334_13.html
A short piece on the author's return to South Africa in 1995
From: The Nando Times September 25, 1995
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Other sites about Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing: Hot Dawns
http://lessing.redmood.com/boston.html
An interview with the author.
Contains: Interview
Author: Harvey Blume
From: The Boston Book Review
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Life is stronger than fiction -- at 76, Doris Lessing wants to be alone
http://mural.uv.es/vemivein/0411two.htm
An interview with the author.
Contains: Interview
Author: Helena de Bertodano, The Daily Telegraph
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A Notorious Life: The Salon Interview
http://www.salon.com/books/feature/1997/11/cov_si_11lessing.html
"Doris Lessing talks about the illusions of communism, political correctness, and why the sexual revolution backfired."
Contains: Interview
Author: Dwight Garner
From: Salon Magazine http://www.salonmagazine.com/
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A Visit With Doris Lessing
http://www.usfca.edu/fac-staff/southerr/lessing.html
An intriguing piece on Lessing by Joyce Carol Oates.
Contains: Interview, Commentary
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
From: Southern Review v9 1973 p873-882
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