- Title Pages
Chapter 1Early Lessing, Commitment, the World
Chapter 2‘I’m an adolescent. And that’s how I’m going to stay’: Lessing and Youth Culture 1956–1962
Chapter 3Sequence, Series and Character in Children of Violence
Chapter 4The Politics of Form: The Golden Notebook and Women’s Radical Literary Tradition
Chapter 5Readers of Fiction and Readers in Fiction: Readership and The Golden Notebook
Chapter 6From The Grass is Singing to The Golden Notebook: Film, Literature and Psychoanalysis
Chapter 7‘A funny thing laughter, what’s it for?’: Humour and Form in Lessing’s Fiction
Chapter 8Lessing and the Scale of Environmental Crisis
Chapter 9Lessing and Time Travel
Chapter 10Lessing’s Interruptions
Chapter 11Lessing’s Witness Literature
Chapter 12A Catastrophic Universe: Lessing, Posthumanism and Deep History
- Select Bibliography
- Notes on Contributors
- Doris Lessing and the Forming of History
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