Posts tagged ‘Doris Lessing’

Jan 31 2014
Comments Off on Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing was a prolific British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.  She died in November…

Read More »
Jan 24 2014
Comments Off on Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing was a prolific British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.  She died in November…

Read More »
Jan 17 2014
Comments Off on Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing was a prolific British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.  She died in November…

Read More »
Jan 10 2014
Comments Off on Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing was a prolific British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.  She died in November…

Read More »
Jan 03 2014
Comments Off on Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing on the Writing Life

Doris Lessing was a prolific British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as “that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.  She died in November…

Read More »