Chapter 37. Doris Lessing: African Stories

  1. Cheryl Alexander Malcolm Associate Professor2 and
  2. David Malcolm Professor3
  1. Don Adams Associate Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch37

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story

How to Cite

Adams, D. (2008) Doris Lessing: African Stories, in A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story (eds C. A. Malcolm and D. Malcolm), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304770.ch37

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of American Studies, University of Gdańsk, Poland

  2. 3

    English Institute, University of Gdańsk, Poland

Author Information

  1. Florida Atlantic University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145374

Online ISBN: 9781444304770

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Keywords:

  • Doris Lessing's African Stories;
  • “The Story of a Non-Marrying Man” and “Spies I have Known”;
  • African stories - generally autobiographical in nature;
  • Doris Lessing - African Stories;
  • strength and weakness of Lessing's African stories - righteous indignation of their author;
  • “The Story of Two Dogs”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading