Forgot your password?  

Love, Again Summary
Doris Lessing

Everything you need to understand or teach Love, Again by Doris Lessing.

  • Love, Again Summary & Study Guide

Love, Again Summary

Love, Again is really a story within a story. Although it concerns itself mainly with Sarah's unacceptable passion for two younger men, the framework of the novel's action is the production of a biographical play that Sarah has written with Stephen Ellington-Smith, Julie Vairon. (Though Julie is treated like an actual historic figure for the purposes of the novel, she is in fact an invention, a fictional character.) The Julie of Sarah's play was born of mixed-race parentage in Martinique in the late nineteenth century and lived in France until her suicide in mid-life. She is celebrated as much for her several forbidden, tempestuous love affairs with high-born men as she is for her poems, journals, paintings and musical compositions. A prodigiously talented young woman, she defied convention by insisting on independent living, falling into despair only when she felt respectability closing in on her.

It is interesting...

(read more from the Short Guide)

Study Pack

The Love, Again Study Pack contains about 17 pages of study material in 6 products, including:

Love, Again Short Guide

Follow Us on Facebook