Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013

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Doris Lessing (b. October 22, 1919, Iran-d. November 17, 2013, London) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Lessing was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2001, Lessing was awarded the David Cohen Prize for a lifetime's achievement in British literature.
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referencedIn Carl Aldo Marzani Papers [1890]-1994, (bulk 1935-1975). Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn John Cushman Associates. John Cushman Associates records, 1965-1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Webb, Marilyn. Papers of Marilyn Webb, 1968-1972. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Natasha Kroll Archive, 1935-2004 University of Brighton Design Archives
referencedIn John Cushman Associates Records, 1965-1978 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bradbury, M. mss. II, 1949-1993 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Papers of Elizabeth Jane Howard, 1933-2009. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Lessing, Doris May, 1919-. Doris Lessing manuscripts, 1974-1978. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Review of Contemporary Fiction / Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1988. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Marzani, Carl. Papers, 1890-1994 (bulk 1935-1975). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Brownjohn, Alan, 1931-. Writers in education questionnaire annotated responses, and photographs, 1979-1996. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Mitgang, Herbert. Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1967-1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Carl Aldo Marzani Papers, Bulk, 1935-1975, [1890]-1994, (Bulk 1935-1975) Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn The Review of Contemporary Fiction/Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1990 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Letters. University of South Alabama, Marx Library
referencedIn Starobin, Joseph R. (Joseph Robert), 1913-1976. Papers, 1932-1979. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Walker, Joan M. The emerging woman: woman's role in society as revealed in recent feminist fiction / by Joan M. Walker. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
referencedIn Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1950-1986 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
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associatedWith Bradbury, Malcolm, 1932-2000 person
associatedWith Brownjohn, Alan, 1931- person
associatedWith Howard, Elizabeth Jane. person
associatedWith John Cushman Associates. corporateBody
associatedWith John O'Brien person
associatedWith Marzani, Carl person
associatedWith Marzani, Carl. person
associatedWith Mitgang, Herbert person
associatedWith Mitgang, Herbert. person
associatedWith Natasha Kroll, 1914-2004 person
associatedWith Starobin, Joseph R. (Joseph Robert), 1913-1976. person
associatedWith Walker, Joan M. person
associatedWith Webb, Marilyn. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
London ENG GB
Islamic Republic of Iran 00 IR


Birth 1919-10-22

Death 2013-11-17




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