Doris Lessing and Moidi Jokl: A Reassessment

Reilly, Terry
September 2014
Doris Lessing Studies;Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
An essay is presented in which the author discusses relationship between novelist Doris Lessing's two volumes of autobiography including "Under My Skin" and "Walking in the Shade." Topics covered in the essay include mention about writer Anna Maria Jokl in Lessing's autobiography, importance of Jokl in Lessing's life and research methodology used by the author to search for Jokl.


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