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Doris Lessing

Name at birth: Doris May TaylerWhen Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007, the Nobel committee described her as "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire?

Lessing, Doris

(Encyclopedia) Lessing, Doris, 1919?2013, British novelist, b. Kermanshah, Persia (now Iran) as Doris May Tayler. Largely self-educated, she was brought up on a farm in Southern Rhodesia (now?


(Encyclopedia) Lesse l?s?, river, c.50 mi (80 km) long, rising in the Ardennes, SE Belgium, and flowing northwest to join the Meuse River near Dinant. It passes in its middle course through?


(Encyclopedia) Doris, small mountainous district, central Greece, inland between the Gulf of Corinth and the Malian Gulf. It was the traditional homeland of the Dorians, who may, in fact, have paused?

John Dory

(Encyclopedia) John Dory: see rockfish.

Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim

(Encyclopedia) Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim gthlt ?fr?m, 1729?81, German philosopher, dramatist, and critic, one of the most influential figures of the Enlightenment. He was connected with the?

Doris Day

Name at birth: Doris von KappelhoffDoris Day was one of America's biggest movie stars in the 1950s and 1960s, carrying the ball as a pretty, practical-minded leading lady opposite stars like Rock?

Dorie Miller

Doris "Dorie" Miller was an African-American navy man recognized as one of the first national heroes of World War II. From outside of Waco, Texas, Miller was a messman -- and boxing champ -- aboard?

Doris Roberts

Name at birth: Doris May GreenDoris Roberts had a career on stage and screen for six decades, but she was best known for her Emmy-winning role on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005,?

A Life Less Ordinary

Director: Danny BoyleWriter: John HodgeDirector of Photography:Brian TufanoEditor:Masahiro HirakuboMusic:Randall PosterProduction Designer:Kave QuinnProducer:Andrew MacDonaldTwentieth Century?