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Doris Lessing: A Writer with a Difference[Hardcover]

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ISBN: 9788184350388    Publisher: Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors Year of publishing: 2010     Format:  Hardcover Language: English
Acclaimed by The London Times and New York Book Review as the foremost creative descendent in the great tradition of D.H. Lawerence and T.S. Eliot Doris Lessing is unique among women writers. A writers...Read more
Acclaimed by The London Times and New York Book Review as the foremost creative descendent in the great tradition of D.H. Lawerence and T.S. Eliot Doris Lessing is unique among women writers. A writers of epic scope and starting surprises, her writings extend the boundaries of diction experiment with different genres and in the process explore the world of Africa, Briton and Space. In her more than thirty-five books she ranges from social realism to science fiction with brief forays into speculative mysticism. It is hard to think of any writer in the past half a century who has diplayed such range. She has inolved herself in a world of vital issues ranging from colonial oppression in South Africa, to the recurrent threat of nuclear holocuast, women's movement, radical politics, apartheid, dream, madness, prophecy, the complex relation between man and woman and philosophies ranging from Marxism to Sufism.About Author :Educated at the Banras Hindu University Dr. N. Sharda Iyer is the Vice-Principal and Head of the Department of English at Vasanta College for Women, Krishnamurti Foundation India. Rajghat Fort, Varanasi. Her area of interest includes Indian, British, American and the Indian English Literature. A part from the present book Doris Lessing: A Writer with A Difference her forthcoming books include Musings on Indian Writing in English Vol.III (Drama: in press), Vol. IV(Prose) V.S. Naipaul: A Study. English Romantic Poets. Her research papers have been published in Anthologies, Journals, Magazines and articles in newspapers.Contents :PrefaceIntroductionAfrica: Doris Lessing's Literary StageColonial and Racial MythopeiaCrusader in Search in JusticeLessing Changed My LifeUnexplored Universe: Inner and Outer Space FictionDystopian and Utopian VisionConclusionBibliographyIndex
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