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Doris Lessing

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Doris Lessing
Lessing at the Lit Cologne leeterary festival in 2006
BornDoris May Tayler
22 October 1919(1919-10-22)
Kermanshah, Iran
Dee'd17 November 2013(2013-11-17) (aged 94)
Lunnon, Ingland
Pen nameJane Somers
CeetizenshipUnitit Kinrick
GenreNovel, short story, biography, drama, libretto, poetry
Leeterar muivementModrenism, postmodrenism, Sufism, socialism, feminism, scepticism science feection
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BairnsJohn (b. 1939), Jean (b. 1943), Peter (b. 1947)

Doris May Lessing CH (née Tayler; 22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) wis a Breetish novelist, poet, playwricht, librettist, biografer an short story writer. Her novelles include The Grass is Singing (1950), the sequence o five novelles collectively cried Children of Violence (1952–69), The Golden Notebook (1962), The Good Terrorist (1985), an five novelles collectively kent as Canopus in Argos: Archives (1979–1983).