DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.11
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Abstract: offers a best perspective in their book Doris Lessing: Border Crossings, to contemplate Lessing's writing. In her 57-year publishing career, Lessing always crosses the borders: as a feminist or anti-feminist, as a science fiction writer or a realist who lost her way, as a Marxist or a reactionary, as a British writer or a postcolonial one. Lessing's border-crossing not only lies in her different genres of writing or in different novels, but even in a single comparatively traditional novel. The Summer Before th…

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