Archive for December, 2017

Doris Lessing Studies — new issue

Just published: the new issue of the Society’s academic journal, Doris Lessing Studies! This year’s issue is volume 35.

The journal is first published here on our web site, in PDF format, for members to download. The contents will also shortly appear in EBSCO’s and ProQuest’s literature databases; contact your library for access instructions to these academic resources. Here is a link to our online archive, where this and other recent issues can be downloaded, and here is the page to become a member and receive access.

The table of contents:

  • Letter from the President, Cornelius Collins
  • My Life with Doris Lessing Studies, Phyllis Perrakis
  • Letter from the Co-Editors, Robin Visel
  • Review: Doris Lessing and the Forming of History, Lara Choksey
  • “‘Class’ Is not a South African Word’: Parallel Development and “The Place of Black Labor,” Peter Ribic
  • African, Communist: Situating Doris Lessing’s “African Dances,” James Arnett
  • Prisons We Choose to Live Inside: Doris Lessing Speaks Truth to Power, Eleonora Rao
  • “Power to Disturb”: Exploring Iterations of Queerness in Selected Works of Doris Lessing, Stephanie Settle
  • Teaching Lessing Primarily to Graduate Students, Sandra Singer
  • List of Society Officers