External links

Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Try consulting some of these links. Alternatively, you can always contact us if you’d like to make a suggestion for this site specifically.

For more on Doris Lessing:

Doris Lessing: A Retrospective

A beautiful and informative site. Here you can find not only information about Lessing’s life and work, but also a wonderful collection of Lessing photographs and portraits, images of first-edition copies of her books, and recordings of her reading some of her work. This site is a labour of love created by Jan Hanford.

Lessing on Nobelprize.org

As the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (in 2007), Nobelprize.org offers a great deal of information about Lessing and her work, as well as online interviews and her Nobel lecture.

Lessing Obituaries online

Lessing interviews online

Lessing archives at the University of Texas

The largest collection of Lessing documents is held by the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas.

Lessing archives at the University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia holds a number of items related to Doris Lessing, including over 29 boxes of correspondence.

Other literary societies of interest:

Modern Language Association

The official website of the MLA.

Louisville C20th Conference

A conference organized by the University of Louisville to discuss 20th century literature and culture. The upcoming conference is scheduled for the 21st to the 23rd of February 2013.

Contemporary Women Writer’s Association

A Special Interest Group of the English Association, the CWWA welcomes all those with academic interests in women’s writing post-1970. The CWWA also publishes its own journal, Contemporary Women’s Writing. The CWWA website also offers a thorough bibliography of contemporary women’s writing.

They have also begun a book club for Lessing’s The Fifth Child (1988).

The following are other MLA allied organizations which the Doris Lessing Society has worked or will work with in the near future:

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