Doris Lessing : the poetics of change / Gayle Greene

Author(s): Greene, Gayle, 1943-
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Subjects: Literature and society--England--History--20th century
Lessing, Doris May, 1919---Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1994
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 285 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction 1
2. Efforts of Imagination 13
3. Children of Violence: "Something Worked Through" 35
4. Landlocked: "A New Kind of Knowledge" 57
5. The Four-Gated City: "Something Quite Different" 73
6. The Golden Notebook: "Naming in a Different Way" 93
7. The Summer Before the Dark: Closed Circles 123
8. The Memoirs of a Survivor: The Breaking of the Circle 141
9. Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta: "After Long Circling and Cycling" 159
10. The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five: "An Enquiry and a Remaking and an Inspiration" 177
11. The Diaries of Jane Somers: Filial Atonements and New Romances 189
12. The Good Terrorist: Lessing's "New Upsetting Phase" 205
13. Conclusion 221
Notes 225
Bibliography 263
Index 279
Notes: LCCN: 94033418
ISBN: 047210568X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-277) and index
OCLC Number: 31075396
ISBN/ISSN: 047210568X