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George Orwell's 1984

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 1987.
Series: Modern critical interpretations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
A criticism of Orwell's nightmare vision of the future in a totalitarian world.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Political fiction
Named Person: George Orwell; George (1903-1950) Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 1555460267 9781555460266
OCLC Number: 14165067
Description: vii, 135 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: George Orwell / Raymond Williams --
Orwell, Freud, and 1984 / Paul Rozen --
Ingsoc considered / Anthony Burgess --
Gamesmanship and androcentrism in Nineteen eighty-four / Daphne Patai --
The misunderstanding of newspeak / Roy Harris --
1984: enigmas of power / Irving Howe --
"It makes no difference": a utopia of simulation and transparency / Vita Fortunati.
Series Title: Modern critical interpretations.
Other Titles: George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.


A collection of critical essays on Orwell's novel, arranged chronologically in the order of their original publication.  Read more...
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