Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook After Fifty

  • Alice Ridout
  • Roberta Rubenstein
  • Sandra Singer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Alice Ridout, Roberta Rubenstein, Sandra Singer
      Pages 1-9
  3. Politics and Geopolitics

  4. Autobiographical, Aesthetic, and Theoretical Reconsiderations

  5. “Timing Is All”: Personal Reminiscences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Paul Schlueter
      Pages 173-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-221

About this book


Published in 1962, Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook merits fresh theoretical, geopolitical, autobiographical, and aesthetic approaches. Prompted by the novel's golden anniversary, the twelve essays collected in this volume provide fresh analyses along with appreciative memoirs for 21st century readers of this well-known masterpiece.


Analyse Modernism novel postmodernism realism

Editors and affiliations

  • Alice Ridout
    • 1
  • Roberta Rubenstein
    • 2
  • Sandra Singer
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of English and FilmAlgoma UniversitySault Ste. MarieCanada
  2. 2.American UniversityUSA
  3. 3.University of GuelphCanada

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