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George Orwell and the radical eccentrics : intermodernism in literary London

Author: Kristin Bluemel
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics examines the lives, literature, and politics of a group of four writers working in London during the 1930s and 1940s - the suburban satirist Stevie Smith, the Marxist Indian nationalist, Mulk Raj Anand, and the beautiful socialist bohemian Inez Holden - who formed a friendly circle around the famously radical and eccentric George Orwell. Demonstrating that Smith, Anand, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Orwell; Stevie Smith; Mulk Raj Anand; Inez Holden; Mulk Raj Anand; Inez Holden; George Orwell; Stevie Smith; Mulk Raj Anand; Inez Holden; George Orwell; Stevie Smith; George Orwell; Mulk Raj Anand; Stevie Smith; Inez Holden
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Bluemel
ISBN: 1403965102 9781403965103
OCLC Number: 54774750
Description: xi, 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: In the Space between Modernisms George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics --
"Hurrah to Be a Goy!": Stevie Smith and Suburban Satire --
Mulk Raj Anand's Passage through Bloomsbury --
Inez Holden: "Adventuress" to Socialist --
George Orwell's Invention: The Last Man in Europe.
Responsibility: Kristin Bluemel.
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