The White Album - Doris Lessing, Georgia O'Keefe Summary & Analysis

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Doris Lessing, Georgia O'Keefe Summary and Analysis

In these next two essays in part 3 'The Women's Movement' of Joan Didion's book "The White Album" we see the writer comparing and contrasting two famed and favoured women figures; each of whom are deemed to have change the cultural landscape for women. In her study of these two figures, their lives and their works the writer Joan Didion finds few similarities but rather telling differences about the role of women and also 'what makes an Artist'.

The first article of the two concerns the life of Doris Lessing, writer, poet and librettist. Doris Lessing was the author of a few seminal works of gender fiction, post-modernist fiction as well as speculative science fiction, and has been awarded the Nobel prize for Literature for her impact on the world of modern women's fiction.

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