Rereading Doris Lessing

Rereading Doris Lessing

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According to Sprague, doubling in Lessing's novels is a perfect correlative for the complexity and contradiction Lessing perceives as central to the private and collective human experience. Her doubles and multiples not only indicate the fracturing or the formation of identity but they also are among the several strategies used to project complex private and societal concerns. This study of Lessing's dialectical imagination extends and revises earlier feminist approaches. Originally published in 1987. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.Rubensteina#39;s earlier analysis of the novel draws attention to its simultaneously existing psychological and structural unity: a€œUltimately, then, The Golden Notebook is one story with one major character, split, divided, and refracted through a variety of invented personas, situations, and experiencesa€ (Novelistic Vision ... Ifind a€œdoublea€ preferable for Lessing; it gives the other self greater independence from theanbsp;...

Title:Rereading Doris Lessing
Author:Claire Sprague
Publisher:UNC Press Books - 2014-07-02


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