Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474431484

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Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Kevin Brazil, David Sergeant, and Tom Sperlinger

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Offers a critical overview of the full range of Lessing's work, setting the agenda for future study of her writing
  • Provides new readings of an unprecedented range of Lessing's writing, including previously unstudied archive material, landmark novels such as The Golden Notebook, drama and reportage, essays, memoirs and short stories
  • Situates Lessing in relation to new literary and cultural contexts, including the nineteenth-century novel-series, cinema, and post-war youth culture
  • Relates Lessing's work to contemporary theoretical debates on post-humanism, trauma, ecocriticism, radical women's writing and world literature