Authority, truthtelling, and parody: Doris Lessing and `the book'

Franko, Carol
June 1995
Papers on Language & Literature;Summer95, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Provides a critical interpretation of writer Doris Lessing's fiction. Lessing's ambivalence toward canonical authorities; Heroine's subjectivity as battleground of discourses in `Martha Quest'; Power of language to construct experience; Difference of genre and setting in `The Sun Between Their Feet' and `The Golden Notebook.'


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