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Narrative authority and homeostasis in the novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

Linda Eileen Chown

Narrative authority and homeostasis in the novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite

by Linda Eileen Chown

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lessing, Doris May, 1919- -- Technique,
  • Martín Gaite, Carmen -- Technique,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Spanish,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Spanish and English,
  • Feminist fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Self-consciousness in literature,
  • Feminism and literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Women and literature,
  • Fiction -- Technique

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda E. Chown.
    SeriesGarland studies in comparative literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.E833 Z589 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 394 p. ;
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1852321M
    ISBN 100824059743
    LC Control Number90003937

    Substance Under Pressure: Artistic Coherence and Evolving Form in the Novels of Doris Lessing Hardcover – by Betsy Draine (Author) › Visit Amazon's Betsy Draine Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by:   Imagine the novelist as Artemis, Doris as Diana: by age twelve, she already knew how to raise rabbits, worm dogs, churn butter, make cream cheese and ginger beer, shoot guinea fowl, and walk on stilts. Not that she wasn't also reading—Dickens and Lewis Carroll. When at last she left the unhappy homestead where her mother loved her brother best, for the dance hall, typing pool, and Left Book.

    Doris Lessing (Doris May Tayler, 22 October – 17 November ) was a British , she was awarded the Nobel Prize in ers told Doris that she had won the Nobel prize and they asked her "Are you not surprised?". She said she had already "won every other European literature prize" so winning prizes was : 22 October , Kermanshah, Persia (Iran). British writer Doris Lessing () was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Her novels include 'The Grass is Singing', 'The Golden Notebook', and .

    The best known of Doris Lessing's short stories, "The Habit of Loving," still serves to introduce both her authentic virtues and her very severe limitations as a writer of fiction. George Talbot, a London theatrical personage (sometime actor, occasional producer, sporadic reviewer), is gently but firmly jilted by "the love of his life," who has. Doris Lessing, Author Who Swept Aside Convention, Is Dead at Ms. Lessing was an uninhibited and outspoken novelist who produced dozens of novels, short stories, essays and poems, embarking on.


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Narrative authority and homeostasis in the novels of Doris Lessing and Carmen Martín Gaite by Linda Eileen Chown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Doris Lessing, who has died a was one of the major fiction writers of the second half of the 20th century and one of the most vividly representative literary figures of our was Author: Lorna Sage. Doris May Lessing CH OMG (née Tayler; 22 October – 17 November ) was a British-Zimbabwean (Rhodesian) was born to British parents in Iran, where she lived until Her family then moved to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where she remained until moving in to London, novels include The Grass Is Singing (), the sequence of five novels Born: Doris May Tayler, 22 OctoberKermanshah.

Pages in category "Novels by Doris Lessing" The following 20 pages are in this category, out of 20 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Letters in The Novels of Doris Lessing. On The Golden Notebook (Preface to The Golden Notebook), Partisan Review, XL, I; Vonnegut's Responsibility (essay), New York Times Book Review, February 4, The Memoirs of a Survivor.

London: Octagon,Picador, Flamingo, New York: Knopf, Bantam Books, Doris Lessing's novels are a life-changing experience, and she was one of the all-time great writers to tackle human failings, our propensity for brilliant madness, and the politics of the personal. "Doris Lessing, who is in the front rank of internationally acclaimed novelists, recently gave two talks in New York on literature, women and men, and similar puzzling matters.

" The Painful Nurturing of Doris Lessing's 'Fifth Child' () "'I hated writing it,' said Doris Lessing. 'It was sweating blood. I was very glad when it was done. Narrative. Fiona Barnes, in her article for Dictionary of Literary Biography, argues that Lessing's "stories benefit from the creative tension caused by the unsettling contrast between the ethical, at times political, commitment of her vision and the cool, frequently humorous, detachment of her ironic tone."Lessing displays this ironic tone masterfully in "To Room Nineteen.".

The Novels of Doris Lessing show list info. Doris Lessing: Born in Persia (Iran), raised in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), Lessing is a Nobel Prize winning British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer.

Trending Book Lists 1, 79 Happy's Lifetime of Novels: Every Work Read Thus Far. Doris Lessing is the author of "The Old Chief Mshlanga", a short story published in her African collection, That Was the Old Chief Country ().

The story centers on a young white girl and her. Doris Lessing, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and essayist whose deeply autobiographical books and piercing social commentary made her one of the most significant and wide-ranging writers since.

From the book jacket:This major collection by one of the most important writers of our time contains all of Doris Lessing's short fiction other than the stories set in Africa, from the beginning of her career until now. These stories, in their rich variety of background and mood, are set in London, Paris, the south of France, the English countryside; and the themes that have always.

A number of obituaries of Doris Lessing, who died on Sunday, at the age of ninety-four, mentioned that when she learned she had won the Nobel Prize. Doris Lessing and the Perils of the Pseudonymous Novel.

By James Lasdu n. J Doris Lessing. She had written the book under a pseudonym, partly because she wanted it. Doris Lessing lived from to She was a prolific English writer of poems, plays, novels, and short stories. From the age of five, she lived approximately 25 years in Rhodesia, which has since been renamed and divided into two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe, on the sub-continent of Africa/5(17).

--Doris Lessing from book preface. "I read the Children of Violence novels and began to understand how a person could write about the problems of the world in a compelling and beautiful way.

Buy a cheap copy of Martha Quest: A Novel book by Doris Lessing. Intelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and Free shipping over $/5(5).

Doris Lessing's 5 volume "Children of Violence" series "Martha Quest" is the first book in Doris Lessing's "Children of Violence" series.

It is well written, keeps your interest, and gives you a lot of historical as well as autobiographical data. The details and descriptions of places and characters make you feel that it's all real and happening/5.

Cultural and Psychological Border Crossings in Doris Lessing’s The Grass is Singing. Elena Anca Georgescu, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania in her book, Rhys, Stead, Lessing, and the Politics of Empathy, but confines her study to Lessing’s short stories.

which we find in File Size: 88KB. Doris Lessing was a prolific Nobel Prize winning writer, who penned more than fifty books. It is difficult to slot her works under a single heading for they include many genres - novels (literary and science fiction novels), autobiographies, short stories, plays and essays, and address various topics such as racial inequalities, women’s liberation, communism, and ethics with great candor.

Fiction and Narrative: A Study of Doris Lessing’s was drawn to the like-minded members of the Left Book Club, a group of Communists "who read everything, and who did not think it remarkable to read." Gottfried Lessing was a central member novels and novellas. Doris Lessing's first novel The Grass Is Singing, the first four volumes of.

Doris Lessing's Mara and Dann was published several years ago; I wrote this review in Lately I've become obsessed with the book, thinking about it every time I hear about floods in Rhode Island unseen for years; or see pictures on TV of high school kids /5.

Shocking, intimate, often uncomfortably honest, these stories reaffirm Doris Lessing’s unequalled ability to capture the truth of the human condition In the title novel, two friends fall in love with each other's teenage sons, and these passions last for years, until the women end them, vowing a respectable old age.

Lessing felt that “a writer’s job is to provoke questions.”In her novel The Fifth Child, Lessing asked what would happen if a truly terrible child were born into a close, loving and functional story raises questions about nature versus nurture and whether the family truly plays any role at all in how a child turns out.