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  • Memoir of a revolutionary.
    Pierpont, Claudia Roth // New Yorker; 11/17/97, Vol. 73 Issue 35, p108 

    Focuses on the book `The Golden Notebook,' by Doris Lessing. Theme of the book; Treatment of the subject.

  • Doubletalk and Doubles Talk in The Golden Notebook.
    Sprague, Claire // Papers on Language & Literature; Spring82, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p181 

    Discusses the use of doubletalk and doubles talk in the novel 'The Golden Notebook,' written by Doris Lessing. Description of the main characters in the novel; Views on the constants in the conception of third persons; Opinion on names used in the fiction.

  • Back to the preface: Cultural conversations with The Golden Notebook.
    Fishburn, Katherine // College Literature; Jun90, Vol. 17 Issue 2/3, p183 

    Comments on the writings of Doris Lessing. Hermeneutical instruction in the preface for the Bantam edition of `The Golden Notebook'; Man's lack of a true self; Lessing's autobiographical fiction; Politicized male theorists; Political work of intellectuals.

    Fishburn, Katherine // Studies in the Novel; Summer88, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p186 

    Profiles Doris Lessing, author of the book 'The Golden Notebook.' Characterization of the bulk of Lessing's fiction novels; Consignment of literary works to expressive realism; Claim of the author on the aesthetic principles of 19th-century realism.

  • Editorial: Targeting problems of composite failure.
    Beaumont, Peter // Journal of Materials Science; Oct2008, Vol. 43 Issue 20, p6575 

    The article presents an excerpt from "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing.

  • Introduction to The Golden Notebook, 1971.
    LESSING, DORIS // Lapham's Quarterly; Summer2014, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p219 

    An introduction to the book " The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing is presented.

  • Golden tome of a generation.
    Sam Leith // Evening Standard; 11/18/2013, p15 

    THE virtuosic The Golden Notebook is still generally agreed to be the late Doris Lessing's most important work. Her editor was yesterday quoted calling it "a handbook to a whole generation" — which perhaps says more than it intends. It is so absolutely of its generation — framed by...

  • Reading Doris Lessing's "Golden Notebook" as Feminist Trauma Narrative.
    Henke, Suzette // Doris Lessing Studies; Winter/Spring2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p11 

    A literary criticism of the book "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing is presented. It examines the book's portrayal of traumatic events and the effect they have on the protagonist, Anna Wulf. It is suggested that the novel revolves around a psychological riddle. The autobiographical elements...

  • "Free Women" and Freeman: The Language of Lobotomy in "The Golden Notebook."
    Reilly, Terry // Doris Lessing Studies; Winter/Spring2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p17 

    A literary criticism of the book "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing is presented. It examines the historical context regarding neuroscience during the time of the book's publication and explores the linguistic similarities between Lessing's novel and the field of neuroscience. The medical...

  • Neither Compromise nor Happiness.
    Howe, Irving // New Republic; 12/15/62, Vol. 147 Issue 24, p17 

    Reviews the book "The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing.

  • The Golden Notebook: Doris Lessing's Rendezvous with the Zeitgeist.
    RASKIN, JONAH // Dissent (00123846); Winter2013, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p74 

    The article reviews the book "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing.

    Lightfoot, Marjorie J. // Studies in the Novel; Summer75, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p277 

    Presents a critical analysis of Doris Lessing's novel 'The Golden Notebook.' Effect of the chaotic experience of twentieth-century political and social upheaval on individuals; Capacity of the individual to break out of repeated patterns of failure demonstrated in the novel; Origin and purpose...

    Beetz, Kirk H. // Research Guide to Biography & Criticism; 1991, Vol. 6, p481 

    This article presents a research guide to the life and works of author Doris Lessing. Born Doris May Tayler on October 22, 1919, in Kermanshah, Persia; Family moves to Southern Rhodesia in 1924; Publishes first novel in 1950 titled "The Grass is Singing;" Best known for writing "The Golden...

  • Doris Lessing's "Game": Referential Language and Fictional Form.
    Fuoroli, Caryn // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature); Summer81, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p146 

    Assesses the attitude of Doris Lessing toward referential language in her novel 'The Golden Notebook.' Plot, theme and characters of the book; Recognition of the failure of language in the novel; Utilization of the fiction-within-a-fiction technique in literature.

  • The Dialectical Epic: Brecht and Lessing.
    Arlett, Robert // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature); Spring87, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p67 

    Explores the novel 'The Golden Notebook,' by Doris Lessing. Primary theme of the novel; Information on Lessing's interest in the novel; Story of the novel.

  • A Catalogue of Failures: Error and Processual Utopia in Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook.
    Maguire, Shannon // Doris Lessing Studies; Spring-Fall2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p4 

    The article explores the ways by which author Doris Lessing invites a reader to claim a literary inheritance by reading the novel "The Golden Notebook" as a catalogue of failures. Topics discussed include the commitment of Lessing to processual utopia or the transformative mode of moving towards...

  • "Unanchored fragments of print": Lessing's Experiments with Drama and Poetry in the Late 1950s.
    Bentley, Nick // Doris Lessing Studies; Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p19 

    An essay is presented on novelist Doris Lessing's poetry and plays of the 1950s and 1960s with reference to the fiction book "The Golden Notebook." Topics covered in the essay include free-floating relationship between her fiction and her prose writing, connection between drama and poetry...

    Muchnick, Laurie // Kirkus Reviews; 9/1/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 17, p6 

    In this article, the author comments on several books that are best for vacation. Books mentioned include "The Golden Notebook," "The Ladies' Man," and "The Sirens Sang of Murder." She states that after reading four books of law professor Sarah Caudwell, she moved towards mysteries written by...

    Saraçoǧlu, Semra // Ekev Academic Review; Winter2006, Vol. 10 Issue 26, p141 

    The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing's most famous novel published in 1962, is now considered one of the major works of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Anna Wulf, a single woman living with her young daughter in a flat and a writer. Following the great success of her...

  • The Golden Notebook.
    Mort, Jo-Ann // Dissent (00123846); Summer2004, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p87 

    Focuses on the 1963 novel "The Golden Notebook," by Doris M. Lessing. Critique of the book by "Dissent" magazine founding editor Irving Howe; Description of socio-economic conditions in Great Britain; Similarities in the dilemmas faced by the women characters in the book and the feminists in...

    Mort, Jo-Ann // People; 10/29/2007, Vol. 68 Issue 18, p52 

    The article reviews three books by Doris Lessing including "The Golden Notebook," "Under My Skin," and "Martha Quest."

  • Stating the Problem: Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook" and the Possibility of Representation.
    Barnes, Sophia // Doris Lessing Studies; Winter2010/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p20 

    A literary criticism of the novel "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing is presented. It explores the open-ended aesthetic and radically disjointed structure of Lessing. It criticizes the postmodernist rejection of the activist or the politically committed text of Lessing through representation...

  • Freedom as Effacement in "The Golden Notebook": Theorizing Pleasure, Subjectivity, and Authority.
    Krouse, Tonya // Journal of Modern Literature; Spring2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p39 

    The article examines Doris Lessing's novel "The Golden Notebook" as a crucial transitional text between modernist and postmodernist periods. In situating the novel between these two periods, special attention is paid to the way that the narrative seems to construct authorial and female...

  • Current Books.
    Krouse, Tonya // Time; 7/13/1962, Vol. 80 Issue 02, p92 

    The article reviews several books which include "The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing, "Conflict," by Robert Leckie, and "The Wedding," by Anqel M. De Lera.

    Reese, Jennifer // Entertainment Weekly; 10/26/2007, Issue 961, p73 

    The article reviews several books written by Doris Lessing including "The Grass is Singing," "The Golden Notebook" and "The Fifth Child."

  • Alienation and Isolation --- Problems of the Modern Society in Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook.
    Shenli Song // Review of European Studies; Dec2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p164 

    The Golden Notebook, written by the well-known contemporary British woman writer Doris Lessing, is a controversial novel ever since its publication. The novel's "clip" structure and the plot of fiction make the reader feel a bit confused. As a female writer, she maintains her concern in the...

  • Would Crikey pay Doris Lessing?
    Savage, Ellena // Eureka Street; 11/29/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p32 

    The article offers the author's insight on the death of British author and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing and its connection with the "Crikey" new online arts daily, "The Daily Review" that proposes no budget for freelance contributors. She discusses the life of Lessing, her writings such as the...

  • Lessing Pedagogy Post-9/11/01.
    Henke, Suzette // Doris Lessing Studies; Summer2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p5 

    This article talks about teaching "The Golden Notebook," a novel written by British author Doris Lessing in 1962, in the 21st century. The author argues that with sufficient motivation, enticement, elucidation and enthusiasm, a 21st-century instructor can offer the novel to contemporary students...

    CATANĂ, ELISABETA SIMONA // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Philologia; Mar2015, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p25 

    The essay focuses on the feminine gender power of shaping the main character's particular vision upon the world and upon literary writing in a postmodernist context. The hair-splitting manner of writing specific to a feminine author such as Doris Lessing, the feminist discourse defining the main...

  • Farewell to a Literary Immortal.
    Schlueter, Paul // Doris Lessing Studies; Spring-Fall2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p26 

    The article features author Doris Lessing, a Nober Prize winner in 2007. A number of literary works are mentioned including "A Small Personal Voice: Essays, Reviews, Interviews," "Alfred and Emily" and "The Golden Notebook." Lessing's death on November 17, 2013 is mentioned. Obituaries for...

  • A Celebration of the Life of Doris Lessing 7th April 2014.
    Tiger, Virginia // Doris Lessing Studies; Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p30 

    In this article, the author presents profile and pay tribute to novelist Doris Lessing who died in November 2013. Topics discussed include views of novelist Jenny Diski on Lessing's presence in her life, Lessing's love of books, passage read by actress Miranda Richardson from Lessing's book "The...

    Valerio, John Lindstrom // Daily Variety; 7/31/2008, Vol. 300 Issue 19, pA31 

    The article profiles Doris Lessing, a British author of the novel "The Golden Notebook." She won the 2007 Nobel Prize for literature. Lessing was born in Rhodesia, Africa. She had two failed marriages and three children. Lessing fled to England and embraced communism and writing. Lessing's work...

  • Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook and The Four-Gated City: Ideology, Coherence, and Possibility.
    Hite, Molly // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature); Spring88, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p16 

    Analyzes the novels 'The Golden Notebook' and 'The Four-Gated City,' by Doris Lessing. Interpretation to both novels; Her approach in constructing both novels; Characteristics of both novels.

  • Doris Lessing.
    Witherbee, Amy // Doris Lessing (9781429806176); 2006, p1 

    The article discusses the background and early life of novelist, lyricist, and playwright Doris Lessing. Lessing was born in 1919. Her education began in a convent school in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). At thirteen, she ended her education by dropping out of an all-girl's high school and remained at...

  • Doris Lessing and A. S. Byatt: Writing "The Golden Notebook" in the 1990s.
    Hidalgo, Pilar // Doris Lessing Studies; Spring2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p22 

    This article describes the similarities and differences between thematic concerns and experimental style used in the books "The Golden Notebook," by Anna Wulf and in A. S. Byatt's novels "Babel Tower" and "A Whistling Woman." The article provides an overview of several topics discussed in the...

  • Nuclear Cassandra: Prophecy in Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook."
    Henstra, Sarah // Papers on Language & Literature; Winter2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p3 

    This article explores the role of prophecy and responsibility through Doris Lessing's novel "The Golden Notebook," and "Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays," by Christa Wolf. The author seeks to show the prevailing theme of warning against a potential nuclear war through the characters, plot, and...

  • Reading Textuality and Sexuality in Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook" and Luce Irigaray's "This Sex Which Is Not One."
    Griffin, II, Michael James // Doris Lessing Studies; Summer2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p19 

    A literary criticism of the books "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing and "This Sex Which is Not One" by Luce Irigaray is presented. The author describes the two pieces of literature as exploring the same theme of feminist theory through the differing genres of a novel and a compilation of...

  • An Irate Accent.
    Duffy, Martha // Time; 3/20/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p108 

    The article reviews several books including "The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing, "Diary of a Mad Housewife," by Sue Kaufman, and "The Bell Jar," by Sylvia Plath.

  • Historicizing Homophobia in "The Golden Notebook" and "The Day Stalin Died."
    Gardiner, Judith Kegan // Doris Lessing Studies; Winter2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p14 

    This article compares the treatment of homosexual men in Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook" and "The Day Stalin Died." The homophobic interlude in "The Golden Notebook" plays a crucial role in the emotional texture of the whole novel. Meanwhile, the short story "The Day Stalin Died" satirizes...

  • Going on Fifty: Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook.
    Rubenstein, Roberta // Women's Review of Books; Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p24 

    The essay critiques Doris Lessing's novel "The Golden Notebook." The author discusses Lessing's portrayal of the social and political conditions of women in the novel, including discussions of patriarchal male-female relationships and the protagonist's involvement in liberal politics. Other...

  • More on Negro Writing (Book).
    Gilman, Richard // New Republic; 4/13/68, Vol. 158 Issue 15, p25 

    Reviews two books about African Americans. "Soul on Ice," by Eldridge Cleaver; "The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing."

  • The Subversive Feminine: Sexual Oppression and Sexual Identity in Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook.
    Lalbakhsh, Pedram; Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya // Studies in Literature & Language; Dec2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p92 

    Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook adopts a complex profile to present its characters' complex lives. However, of all existing novel's themes it is women's oppression and subjugation that come under scrutiny here. The world this novel pictures is a patriarchal capitalist world highly...

  • The Reception of Doris Lessing's Novels in Franco's Spain.
    LÁZARO, ALBERTO // Atlantis (0210-6124); dic2014, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p97 

    Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing's serious concerns with political and social issues, as well as her constant experimentation with genre and style, have made her a highly prestigious literary figure in the English language. In Spain, her work was recognised in 2001 when she was awarded the...

  • "Laminations"–"The Golden Notebook" and "Babel Tower": "The Condition of England Novel" in a Modern & Contemporary British Fiction Graduate Course.
    Tiger, Virginia // Doris Lessing Studies; Summer2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8 

    This article compares the novels "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing," and "Babel Tower" by A. S. Byatt. The author states that both novels devise narrative strategies and political positions as both are a reclamation of the traditional novel form and a repudiation of it. Both comment on the...

  • Why I Live Where I Live.
    GORNICK, VIVIAN // New Republic; Nov2015, Vol. 246 Issue 12, p60 

    An essay is presented on the inspiration that the author receives by walking the streets of New York, New York where she lives, and it mentions how some writers feel that they have to travel abroad in order to write freely about America. Her transition from the borough of Bronx, New York to the...

  • It's Not a Woman's World.
    Bliven, Naomi // New Yorker; 6/1/1963, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p111 

    The article reviews several books including "The Little Ottleys" and "Love at Second Sight" by Ada Leverson and "The Golden Notebook," by Doris Lessing.

  • Towards a Communist Narratology: On the Idea of Communism in Lessing's The Golden Notebook.
    Fenton, Gregory // Doris Lessing Studies; Spring-Fall2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p9 

    The article presents an idea of communism in "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing. Topics discussed include the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Lessing's autobiography titled "Walking in the Shade," and the novel "Free Women." The report by opinion columnist Glenn...

  • Of Pigeons and Expats: Doris Lessing, Sam Selvon, and Zadie Smith.
    Ridout, Alice // Doris Lessing Studies; Fall/Winter2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p26 

    In this article, the author comparatively explores depiction of pigeons in London, England mentioned in books such as "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing and "White Teeth by Zadie Smith. Topics discussed include violence towards London pigeon as per...

  • Examining Authors, Discourse and Characters.
    MANEA, Anca // Cultural Intertexts; 2014, Vol. 1/2, p84 

    The contemporary debate on the Canon and on how writers, texts and readers are influenced by its alleged centrality and exclusiveness is enlarged with a discussion on intertextuality as processed at the level of three novels: Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing...

  • Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook after Fifty.
    MASTERSON, JOHN // Contemporary Women's Writing; Nov2016, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p453 

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