Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013
Doris May Lessing CH OMG was a British-Zimbabwean novelist. She was born to British parents in Iran, where she lived until 1925. Her family then moved to Southern Rhodesia, where she remained until moving in 1949 to London, England.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Consists of the typescript, carbon copy typescript, photocopied typescript, and galley proofs for the novel, Memoirs of a Survivor; typescript and carbon copy typescript of the novella, the Temptation of Jack Orkney; and the typesetter's copy and master galleys of The Good Terrorist.
Ellmann's draft reviews of Book 5 of Lessing's series, in two versions; one draft with extensive handwritten revisions.
Series 1 is the primary alphabetical sequence for Ellmann's research correspondence. This series also includes typescript drafts, galleys and proofs for many of Ellmann's writings. We are grateful to readers for correcting and/or identifying names of unidentified or partially identified correspondents.