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Doris Lessing 
British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer
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Name in native languageDoris May Lessing
Date of birth22 October 1919
Kermanshah
Doris May Tayler
Date of death17 November 2013
London
Pseudonym
  • Jane Somers
Work period (start)1950
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Dominican Convent High School
Occupation
Member of
Field of work
Movement
Spouse
  • Gottfried Lessing (1944–1949)
Partner
Notable work
  • The Cleft
  • The Golden Notebook
  • The Good Terrorist
  • The Grass Is Singing
Award received
  • Nobel Prize in Literature (2007)
  • Somerset Maugham Award (1954)
  • WH Smith Literary Award (1986)
  • Grinzane Cavour Prize (1989)
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize (1995)
  • David Cohen Prize (2001)
  • Prince of Asturias Literary Prize (2001)
  • Prix Médicis for foreign literature (1976)
  • Catalonia International Prize (1999)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
  • Gold Order of Mapungubwe (2008)
  • Årets budeie (1994)
  • Q18237019 (1987)
  • Austrian State Prize for European Literature (1981)
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