About this book
This book offers an examination of Lessing's work and a discussion of her major themes - colonialism, politics, feminism, the nature of art, madness and dreams, prophecy and sufi. These themes act as signposts as Whittaker discusses Lessing's major novels and the shifts in her career. The author also discusses Lessing's critical reception and current status, as well as her contribution to post-modernist fiction.
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