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Lessing

1. Doris (May). born 1919, English novelist and short-story writer, brought up in Rhodesia: her novels include the five-novel sequence Children of Violence (1952--69), The Golden Notebook (1962), a series of science-fiction works (1979--83), The Good Terrorist (1985), and The Sweetest Dream (2001)
2. Gotthold Ephraim . 1729--81, German dramatist and critic. His plays include Miss Sara Sampson (1755), the first German domestic tragedy, and Nathan der Weise (1779). He is noted for his criticism of French classical dramatists, and for his treatise on aesthetics Laokoon (1766)
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Lessing's gentleman traveller and Levy's good-hearted rogue both represent an appeal for the acceptance of Jews in their respective Germanies, Lessing for what they might contribute to an emerging Enlightened society, Levy for the contributions they have made and the deep connections they continue to have to post-Shoah Germany.
Colonel Reed agreed to allow Captain Stewart to accompany Captain Lessing to Hostau, hoping to negotiate a peaceful surrender with the Germans, as well as obtaining the release and evacuation of the POWs who were caring for the herds.
The [novella's] plot isn't terribly gripping, but the characters and settings are rich, and the story is touching for what Lessing has set out to do: give her parents the happiness that they never had in life; in doing so, she erases her own existence.
As the oldest person ever to win the Nobel award for literature, Lessing was born in Iran in 1919, where her father was an officer in the British Army.
All I do is give interviews and spend time being photographed," Lessing was quoted as saying in the radio interview, to be broadcast today.
Herder follows Lessing in wanting to articulate the distinctive principles of painting and poetry, but finds Lessing's approach too narrow in scope and often erroneous.
Lecturers go out to forge links with industry and they don't always know how they come across," said Ms Lessing.
Lessing comes to Marsh from Merrill Lynch, where he was managing director and COO of the direct division.
1) In The Grass is Singing and Under My Skin, Lessing highlights and ultimately criticizes the ideological relationship between land expropriation and white femininity--that violent land conquest produces (purportedly) peaceful white middle-class domesticity.
The novel is a complex one in which Lessing addresses relationships between human beings, between humans and animals, between humans and nature or the environment, and between the human and the spiritual.
According to Lessing the outcome of this reductive conception of art is the loss of originality and authenticity and, when these are lost, art cannot produce any affect.
We look forward to their guidance as we pursue our corporate strategy" Gary Lessing