Friday, October 12, 2007

[Awards] 2007 Nobel Literature Prize Goes to Lessing

From the Los Angeles Times:

Doris Lessing, an outspoken writer whose work has probed the inner lives of women and condemned political injustice in Africa, on Thursday became the 11th woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and the oldest winner ever. But while the 87-year-old novelist was hailed as an "epicist of the female experience," she has also been a perennial outsider with a tough contrarian streak, an unconventional stylist who has won praise from some -- and offended others -- with her fierce independence and often harshly strident rhetoric.... Continue reading full article

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Harold Bloom isn't too happy she won the prize, either!?! Now, what was her address? ;D
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