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German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)

English author of novels and short stories who grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) (born in 1919)

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Lessing explains that Corneille read Aristotle after writing his plays, and then set about adjusting Aristotle to his own creations.
We look forward to their guidance as we pursue our corporate strategy" Gary Lessing
Lessing emphasizes the "inner truth" of the Christian religion, which is more a matter of the heart ("inwardly felt") than of the mind.
While the unsuspecting reader might believe that the novelist will probe the mystery inherent in the stark reality of a murder of a poor white woman by her black servant and at the very least the deeper motivations for the brutal act, Lessing defies conventional expectations.
Lessing makes clear in his letter, which appears to have been written on a typewriter, that he is not a fan of Goodell and that he thinks the court system could find a better use of its time.
2) A member of the Communist Party for several years and a campaigner against nuclear weapons, Lessing also wrote radically on social issues in the 1950s, returning to them in The Good Terrorist in 1985.
Chapter 1, "Under Colonial Eyes: Doris Lessing and the Jews," examines the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature recipient Doris Lessing, mingling discussions of her literary "representation of the 'jew'" and of "her [autobiographical] relation of Jews" to show Lessing's unquestioned descriptions of Jews.
Entrevistada para la television por Bryan Alvis y Claire Tomalin, a principios de los anos noventa, Doris Lessing, quien aun no habia recibido el Premio Nobel de Literatura, hablo de sus libros, de su vida, de su Infancia, del amor, de su preocupacion por la esclavitud siempre presente en sus libros, asi como de su necesidad por abordar la realidad de este mundo a traves de la metafora que brinda la ciencia ficcion.
Dan Lessing, a principal and real estate broker of DSR GROUP, has been hired by The KABR Group, which now owns 55, 65, 85 and 100 Challenger Road, to market 65 Challenger Road in Ridgefield Park, NJ.
The Golden Notebook by Lessing is the emblematic manifestation of disbelief in the unified existence of truth and reason in the postmodern era.
Nobel prize winning literature writer Doris Lessing, born on 22 October 1919, has died, aged 94, the Guardian reported on Sunday.
Melbourne, Nov 18 ( ANI ): Doris Lessing, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007, has died.
CELEBRATED author Doris Lessing died yesterday at the age of 94.
Born in Persia (now Iran), Ms Lessing grew up in Southern Rhodesia before emigrating to London after the Second World War with the manuscript of her first novel, The Grass is Singing, in her suitcase.
DORIS Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of The Golden Notebook, has died aged 94.