Doris Lessing

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Nobel prize medal.svg Doris Lessing
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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
ThriftWriter
NaitionalityBreetish
CeetizenshipUnitit Kinrick
Period1950–2013
GenreNovel, short story, biography, drama, libretto, poetry
Leeterar muivementModrenism, postmodrenism, Sufism, socialism, feminism, scepticism science feection
Notable warks
Notable awairds
Spoose
BairnsJohn (b. 1939), Jean (b. 1943), Peter (b. 1947)
Wabsteid
www.dorislessing.org

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).