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The Orwell reader : fiction, essays, and reportage.

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1956]
Series: A Harvest book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
ISBN: 0156701766 9780156701761
OCLC Number: 29737164
Description: 456 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: [1.] Prologue in Burma: Shooting an elephant --
A hanging --
From Burmese days --
[2.] The thirties: From Down and out in Paris and London --
How the poor die --
From A clergyman's daughter --
From Keep the aspidistra flying --
From The road to Wigan Pier --
From Homage to Catalonia --
From Coming up for air --
[3.] World War II and after: From The lion and the unicorn: socialism and the English genius -England your England --
Rudyard Kipling --
Politics vs. literature: an examination of "Gulliver's travels" --
Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool --
In defense of P.G. Wodehouse --
Reflections on Gandhi --
Second thoughts on James Burnham --
Politics and the English language --
The prevention of literature --
"I write as I please": Decline of the English murder ; Some thoughts on the common toad ; A good word for the vicar of Bray --
Why I write --
From Nineteen eighty-four --
"Such, such were the joys ..."
Series Title: A Harvest book.
Responsibility: With an introd. by Richard H. Rovere.

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