”There is a great line of women stretching out behind you into the past, and you have to seek them out and find them in yourself and be conscious of them.”
- Doris Lessing
This accomplished British author (Notably, some would say, of the feminist classic The Golden Notebook.) has a website at dorislessing.org and some dedicated fan has even created a Doris Lessing MySpace page. In spite of the recognition The Golden Notebook has received, Doris Lessing has expressed discomfort with being identified as a feminist author. She has been impressively prolific over the course of her career; Her first work was published in 1950 and she has continued to write consistently, publishing over 40 novels, collections of short stories and works of non-fiction (her most recent work having been published in 2005).