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Our Orwell, right or left : the continued importance of one writer to the world of western politics

Author: C J Fusco
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writers' words have always been used by pundits and politicos in order to further their own agendas, but it is probable that no writer's work has been used (and misused) as frequently and as effectively as George Orwell's. Once the champion of Europe's down-and-out and a self-proclaimed advocate of Socialism, Orwell was, understandably, embraced by many on the Left during his own lifetime. Following the publications  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fusco, C.J.
Our Orwell, right or left.
Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2008
(DLC) 2008472360
(OCoLC)227278432
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Fusco
ISBN: 9781847186027 1847186025 9781443811545 1443811548
OCLC Number: 667002238
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 118 pages)
Contents: Introduction: He's created a monster! --
pt. 1. Orwell and the left --
The left of the left --
The call for socialism --
The totalitarian threat --
Lines of distinction --
Studies in dystopia --
pt. 2. Orwell and the right --
Thought control from beyond the grave --
Posthumous superimpositions --
He's making a list --
The neoconservative agenda --
pt. 3. Orwell today --
Out of retirement --
Big brother is watching --
Orwell in the age of spin --
Through the fog (conclusions).
Responsibility: by C.J. Fusco.

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