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George Orwell's 1984

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Presents ten essays on George Orwell's "1984," covering such topics as the novel's composition, Newspeak, adulation of the leader, and the prohibition of decency, and includes a chronology and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George Orwell's 1984.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2007
(OCoLC)647252329
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 079109300X 9780791093009
OCLC Number: 70839771
Description: vii, 205 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Afterword : Nineteen eighty-four in 1984 / Raymond Williams --
Composing Nineteen eighty-four : the art of nightmare / Sue Lonoff --
The demonic world of Oceania : the mystical adulation of the 'sacred' leader / Erika Gottlieb --
Totalitarianism : a new story? an old story? / Laurence Lerner --
The ghostly bells of London / Robert Plank --
Newspeak and the language of the party / Roger Fowler --
The hell of Nineteen eighty-four / Malcolm Pittock --
The masks of passion / Steven Carter --
The heresy of common sense : the prohibition of decency in Nineteen eighty-four / Anthony Stewart --
Doublespeak and the minority of one / Homi K. Bhabha.
Series Title: Bloom's modern critical interpretations.
Other Titles: George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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