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The Cambridge companion to George Orwell

Author: John Rodden
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2009, ©2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2007 Companion is a collection of essays on the life and works of George Orwell.

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Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Rodden
ISBN: 9780521675079 0521675073
OCLC Number: 613060713
Description: xvi, 218 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A political writer / John Rossi and John Rodden --
Orwell and the biographers / Gordon Bowker --
Englands his Englands / Jonathan Rose --
The truths of experience : Orwell's nonfiction of the 1930s / Margery Sabin --
The fictional realist : novels of the 1930s / Michael Levenson --
Orwell's essays as a literary experience / William E. Cain --
'My country, right or left' : Orwell's patriotism / John Rossi --
Orwell and the British Left / Ian Williams --
Orwell, anti-Semitism and the Holocaust / John Newsinger --
Orwell, socialism and the Cold War / Robert Conquest --
Animal farm : history as fable / Morris Dickstein --
Nineteen eighty-four : context and controversy / Bernard Crick --
Orwell, the academy and the intellectuals / Neil McLaughlin --
Orwell for today's reader : an open letter / John Rodden --
George Orwell : a bibliographic essay / Erika Gottlieb --
Why Orwell still matters / Christopher Hitchens.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: George Orwell
Responsibility: edited by John Rodden.
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