Definition of Lessing, Doris in English:

Lessing, Doris

proper noun

  • (1919–2013), British novelist and short-story writer, brought up in Rhodesia; full name Doris May Lessing. An active communist in her youth, she frequently deals with social and political conflicts in her fiction, especially as they affect women. Notable novels: "The Grass is Singing" (1950); "The Golden Notebook" (1962). Nobel Prize for Literature (2007).


Lessing, Doris