TITLE

The Spectre of the Aged Woman Writer

AUTHOR(S)
Eagleton, Mary
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Doris Lessing Studies;Summer2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents an exploration into the writings and career of the British author Doris Lessing, focusing on its intersections with "aged women of distinction." Details are given noting how many works of Lessing's addressed issues of aging and women's social status. Further discussion is given examining the popularity and reception of Lessing's work as an older woman laureate herself.
ACCESSION #
45566588

 

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