Doris Lessing’s Science Fiction


  • Ms. Shikha Sharma Research Scholar, P.K University, Shivpuri, M.P, India



Doris Lessing, the Nobel Laureate (1919-2007), a British novelist, poet, a writer of epic scope, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was the “most fearless woman novelist in the world, unabashed ex-communist and uncompromising feminist”. Doris has earned the great reputation as a distinguished and outstanding writer. She raised local and private problems of England in post-war period with emphasis on man-woman relationship, feminist movement, welfare state, socio-economic and political ethos, population explosion, terrorism and social conflicts in her novels.


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How to Cite

Sharma, M. S. (2020). Doris Lessing’s Science Fiction. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 8(7), 167–176.