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Doris Lessing 1919-2013

Doris Lessing died yesterday at 94. I remember reading her Golden Notebook over 40 years ago and although the details of the novel are little more than vague in my brain, my emotional response as a reader is not. I … Continue reading

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Run! Run! Run for your lives!

In one of our conversations this week about Fahrenheit, the students were amazed at the shallowness of the women in Part II talking about their two-dimensional, passionless, superficial relationships with their children and many husbands. I mentioned that the scene … Continue reading

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