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George Orwell : a literary life

Author: Peter Hobley Davison
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave, ©1996.
Series: Literary lives (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of Orwell's life is chiefly concerned with what influenced Orwell, his relations with publishers and editors, and the analysis of certain key experiences. These include his work at the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hobley Davison
ISBN: 0312128207 9780312128203 033354157X 9780333541579
OCLC Number: 221691848
Description: xxvii, 175 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Getting Started. The Family. The Buddicoms. St. Cyprian's and Eton --
2. Foreign Fields. Burma Days. Days in London and Paris. Down and Out: Financial Returns --
3. The Profession of Author. Blair and Orwell. Burmese Days. The Rejected 'Pot-boilers' --
4. The Turning-Point: Wigan and Spain. The Road to Wigan Pier. Homage to Catalonia --
5. Orwell as Reviewer and Essayist --
6. Events Leading Up to the War and the BBC Years --
7. The Last Five Years. War Correspondent. Animal Farm. Nineteen Eighty-Four --
8. Conclusion.
Series Title: Literary lives (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Peter Davison.
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