TITLE

"Unanchored fragments of print": Lessing's Experiments with Drama and Poetry in the Late 1950s

AUTHOR(S)
Bentley, Nick
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Doris Lessing Studies;Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on novelist Doris Lessing's poetry and plays of the 1950s and 1960s with reference to the fiction book "The Golden Notebook." Topics covered in the essay include free-floating relationship between her fiction and her prose writing, connection between drama and poetry written by her in the 1950 as mentioned in the book and gender politics mentioned in poems published in the book.
ACCESSION #
111166721

 

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