TITLE

Lessons in Survival

AUTHOR(S)
Chettle, Judith E.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
World & I;May99, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p246
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on Doris Lessing and her works. Criticisms to contemporary women writers; Difference of Lessing from other women writers; Assessment on Lessing's novel `Mara & Dann.'
ACCESSION #
1785604

 

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