Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize Winning Author, Dead at 94

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Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize Winning Author, Dead at 94
Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize winning author and feminist icon, died Sunday. She was 94. Her enduring contribution to literature came with the 1962 publication of “The Golden Notebook,” a sprawling and technically ambitious work that followed the peripatetic life of writer Anna Wulf. The post-modern classic charted Wulf’s emotional struggles through an intersecting series of journal entries, while also tackling communism, nuclear conflagration, sexual liberation and maternity. Lessing authored more than 50 novels, ranging from semi-autobiographical chronicles to science fiction tales. Among her works are “The Good Terrorist,” “Memoirs of a Survivor” and “The Grass is Singing,” which explored class struggle,...
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