Doris Lessing A Small Personal Voice

ISBN 13: 9780006547594

A Small Personal Voice

4.05 avg rating
( 63 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780006547594: A Small Personal Voice

An essential and definitive collection of the Nobel Prize for Literature winner's finest essays, reviews, reminiscences and interviews from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. 'The novelist talks as an individual to individuals, in a small personal voice. In an age of committee art, public art, people may begin to feel again a need for the small personal voice; and this will feed confidence into writers and, with confidence because of the knowledge of being needed, the warmth and humanity, and love of people which is essential for a great age of literature.' In this collection of her non-fiction, Lessing's own life and work are the subject of a number of pieces, as are fellow writers such as Isak Dinesen and Kurt Vonnegut. There are essays on Malcolm X and Sufism, discussions of the responsibility of the artist, thoughts on her exile from Southern Rhodesia, and a fascinating memoir of her fraught relationship with her mother. Lit throughout by Doris Lessing's desire for truth-telling, 'A Small Personal Voice' is both an important collection of writings by and a self-portrait of one of the most significant writers of the past century.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Doris Lessing was one of the most important writers of the second half of the 20th-century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007. Her novels include "The Grass is Singing", "The Golden Notebook" and "The Good Terrorist". In 2001, Lessing was awarded the David Cohen Prize for a lifetime's achievement in British literature. In 2008, "The Times" ranked her fifth on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". She died in 2013.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Doris Lessing
Published by Flamingo
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Print on Demand
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Flamingo. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # __0006547591

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Doris Lessing
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800065475940000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

DORIS LESSING
Published by HARPER COLLINS (1994)
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780006547594 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0979849

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lessing, Doris
Published by Flamingo (1994)
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Flamingo, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006547591

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
19.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Lessing, Doris
Published by Flamingo (1994)
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Flamingo, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006547591

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
43.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lessing, Doris
Published by Flamingo
ISBN 10: 0006547591 ISBN 13: 9780006547594
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Flamingo. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0006547591 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.3001089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
55.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.84
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds