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Shooting an elephant, and other essays.

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace [1950]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st American ed.View all editions and formats

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Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Shooting an elephant.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1950]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell
OCLC Number: 366575
Description: 200 p. 21 cm.
Contents: Shooting an elephant --
A hanging --
How the poor die --
Lear, Tolstoy and the fool --
Politics vs. literature: an examination of "Gulliver's travels" --
Politics and the English language --
Reflections on Gandhi --
The prevention of literature --
Second thoughts on James Burnham --
I write as I please: The sporting spirit --
Decline of the English murder --
Some thoughts on the common toad --
A good word for the Vicar of Bray --
Confessions of a book reviewer --
Books vs. cigarettes --
Good bad books --
Nonsense poetry --
Riding down from Bangor.


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