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Orwell : life and art

Author: Jeffrey Meyers
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of forty essays written between 1968 and 2009.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Meyers
ISBN: 9780252035616 0252035615 9780252077463 0252077466
OCLC Number: 601331105
Description: xi, 256 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The life --
Orwell's painful childhood --
Orwell's Burma --
The ethics of responsibility : Burmese days --
Orwell : the honorary proletarian --
Orwell and the experience of France --
"An affirming flame" : Homage to Catalonia --
Repeating the old lies --
pt. 2. The art --
Orwell's apocalypse : Coming up for air --
Orwell as film critic --
The reluctant propagandist --
The wind in the willows : a new source for Animal farm --
Orwell's bestiary : the political allegory of Animal farm --
The evolution of Nineteen eighty-four --
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel of the 1930s --
Miseries and splendors of scholarship --
The complete works of George Orwell --
Orwell : a voice that naked goes --
Orwell and the art of writing --
Orwell's satiric humor --
pt. 3. Orwell after Orwell --
Reviewing the Orwellians --
True to life : writing Orwell's biography.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Meyers.

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