Canopus in Argos: Archives. The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five (as narrated by the Chroniclers of Zone Three)

TitleCanopus in Argos: Archives. The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five (as narrated by the Chroniclers of Zone Three)
Year for Search1980
AuthorsLessing, Doris [May](1919-2013)
Date Published1980
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

The second of the five volumes in her Canopus in Argos: Archives series. See also 1979, 1980 Canopus in Argos: Archives. The Sirian Experiments, 1982, and 1983 Lessing. In this volume cross zone marriages bring together opposites. 

Additional Publishers

U.K. ed. London: Jonathan Cape, 1980.

Info Notes

An opera with music by Philip Glass (b. 1937) was created based on the novel with the libretto by Lessing. The first performance was in German in Heidelberg May 10, 1997 trans. Saskia M. Wesnigk. The first performance in English was June 7, 2001 in Chicago. 

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The English female author (1919-2013) was born in Persia, now Iran, and lived in what was then Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, for many years. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007.

Full Text

1980 Lessing, Doris [May] (1919-2013). Canopus in Argos: Archives. The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five (as narrated by the Chroniclers of Zone Three). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. U.K. ed. London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. PSt

The second of the five volumes in her Canopus in Argos: Archives series. See also 1979, 1980 Canopus in Argos: Archives. The Sirian Experiments, 1982, and 1983 Lessing. In this volume cross zone marriages bring together opposites. An opera with music by Philip Glass (b. 1937) was created based on the novel with the libretto by Lessing. The first performance was in German in Heidelberg May 10, 1997 trans. Saskia M. Wesnigk. The first performance in English was June 7, 2001 in Chicago. The English female author was born in Persia, now Iran, and lived in what was then Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, for many years. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007.