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Orwell, George 1903-1950

Works: 2,750 works in 14,455 publications in 23 languages and 238,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Satire  Biographies  Dystopian fiction  Personal narratives 
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Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Creator, Contributor, Other, zxx, Translator, Honoree, Originator, Adapter, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell( Book )
764 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 16,962 libraries worldwide
Eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity in this satire of totalitarian barbarism
Animal farm by George Orwell( Sound Recording )
190 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,302 libraries worldwide
When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, Mr. Jones, their goal is to take over the farm and establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Guided by the memory of Old Major's utopian vision and the seven commandments, Animal Farm, as the animals have renamed it, briefly fulfills the ideal. Memories are short, however, and soon--through manipulation and aggression by those who assume power--the farm's founding principles are slowly eroded and abloished
1984 by George Orwell( Sound Recording )
181 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,856 libraries worldwide
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent -- even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101
The road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell( Book )
229 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,308 libraries worldwide
George Orwell's observations on the appalling living conditions of the unemployed of northern England in 1937, includes evaluations of middle class prejudice and apathy, and a criticism of socialism
Keep the aspidistra flying by George Orwell( Book )
227 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,937 libraries worldwide
Gordon Comstock refuses to be corrupted by the world around him and chooses a low paying job and a life of poverty over prosperity and family responsibilities; however, the more he struggles against the money god, the more he realizes that it is a futile journey
Coming up for air by George Orwell( Book )
269 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 2,877 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the principal event of his holiday is an accidental bombing by the RAF
The collected essays, journalism, and letters of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )
361 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,503 libraries worldwide
Collec. essays,journalism,letters of G. Orwell.-v.1
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell( Book )
238 editions published between 1070 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,345 libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material
A clergyman's daughter by George Orwell( Book )
209 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,275 libraries worldwide
From the book's jacket insert: George Orwell's third novel, which has been out of print in this country since its original publication in the thirties, is vintage Orwell in its theme, its spirit, and its style. Dorothy Hare is the perfect daughter of a clergyman. She spends here time in good works, She cultivates good thoughts and pricks her arm with a pin when a bad one arises. And she does her best to bridge the gap between her father's fanciful view of his position in the world and such realities as the butcher's bill. But even Dorothy's strength has its limits, and one night as she works feverishly to finish the costumes for the church-school play, she blacks out. She comes to on a London street, clad in a sleazy dress and unaware of her identity. She is fair game for the tough but friendly Nobby and his cockney pals, who befriend her for the half crown in her pocket. There follows a series of adventures: "pickin' 'ops" in Kent; a night with the down-and-outers in Trafalgar Square-a scene that Richard H. Rovere has said: "may well be the finest thing in all of Orwell's fiction"; teaching in a grubby day school for girls-a whirl of episodes spun out with all the verve and vividness, the biting humor, and the complete authority that Orwell was able to command
Down and out in Paris and London : a novel by George Orwell( Book )
297 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,049 libraries worldwide
[This book] is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is a picaresque account of living on the breadline in Paris and the experience of casual labour in restaurant kitchens. The second part is a travelogue of life on the road in and around London from the tramp's perspective, with descriptions of the types of hostel accommodation available and some of the characters to be found living on the margins.
The Orwell reader; fiction, essays, and reportage by George Orwell( Book )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
[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 ..."
Orwell, the war commentaries by George Orwell( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
Dickens, Dali & others : studies in popular culture by George Orwell( Book )
32 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
Orwell, the lost writings by George Orwell( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays by George Orwell( Book )
25 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Such, such were the joys ... -- Charles Dickens -- The art of Donald McGill -- Rudyard Kipling -- Raffles and Miss Blandish -- Shooting an elephant -- Politics and the English language -- Reflections on Gandhi -- Marrakech -- Looking back on the Spanish War -- Inside the whale -- England your England -- Boys' weeklies -- Why I write
Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four : text, sources, criticism by George Orwell( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell's nightmare vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of the novel is Orwell's prescience of modern life--the ubiquity of television, the distortion of the language--and his ability to construct such a thorough version of hell. Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written.
Orwell : the authorized biography by Michael Shelden( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In his probing and revelatory biography of one of the great prose stylists of this century, Michael Shelden breaks new ground in the evocation of George Orwell's personal life and in our understanding of his art. Based on original interviews, previously undiscovered letters and documents, and astute literary detective work by Shelden, Orwell is the major biography of one of the great yet elusive literary figures of our time. The Cold War helped make Orwell a successful author by turning him into an anti-Communist icon, but Michael Shelden's biography renews our appreciation of his place in literary, as opposed to political, history. - Jacket flap
George Orwell by Raymond Williams( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in Hungarian and Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
En gennemgang, ud fra et marxistisk synspunkt, af George Orwell's (1903-1950) liv og forfatterrolle samt hans syn på bl. a. England, politik og klassesamfundet
George Orwell, a life by Bernard Crick( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A detailed biography of George Orwell
Why Orwell matters by Christopher Hitchens( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"In this trenchant critical essay, Christopher Hitchens assesses the life, the achievements, and the myth of the great political writer and participant George Orwell. In his emulative and contrarian style, Hitchens is both admiring and aggressive, sympathetic yet critical, taking true measure of his subject as hero and problem. Answering both the detractors and the false claimants, Hitchens tears down the facade of sainthood erected by the hagiographers and rebuts the critics point by point. He examines Orwell and his perspectives on fascism, empire, feminism, and Englishness, as well as his outlook on America, a country and culture towards which he exhibited much ambivalence."--Jacket
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Aowei'er 1903-1950
Aoweier, Qiaozhi.
Āravēla, Jorja
Āravēla, Jorja 1903-1950
Ārvel, Jārg 1903-1950
Ārvel, Jārji 1903-1950
Aūrūal, Jūrj
Blair, E.A.
Blair E. A. 1903-1950
Blair, Eric
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Blair, Eric Hugh, 1903-1950
Corc Oruell
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George Orwell
George Orwell Angla verkisto (1903-1950)
George Orwell britischer Schriftsteller, Essayist und Journalist
George Orwell Brits schrijver
George Orwell britský spisovatel a novinář
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George Orwell brittisk författare och journalist
George Orwell écrivain britannique
George Orwell engelsk forfatter
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George Orwell Inggles a mannurat
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George Orwell scrittore britannico
Georgius Orwell
Jārj Ārvil 1903-1950
Joorj Orwel
Ôravela, Jôrja, 1903-1950
Oravēla, Jyorja
Oravēla, Jyorja 1903-1950
Oruel, Dzhordzh 1903-1950
Oruel, G.
Oruel, G. 1903-1950
Oruell, Dzhordzh 1903-1950
Oruell, Dzjordzj 1903-1950
Oruėll, Džordž
Oruėll, Džordž 1903-1950
Orvel, Džordž
Orvel, Džordž 1903-1950
Orṿel, G'org' 1903-1950
Orvell, D.
Orvell , Džordž
Orvell, Džordž 1903-1950
Orvell, Georg 1903-1950
Orvels, Džordžs 1903-1950
Orwal, Ǧarǧ 1903-1950
ʾOrwal, Ǧorǧ
ʾOrwal, Ǧorǧ, 1903-1950
ʾŌrwel, Gʹorgʹ
ʾŌrwel, Gʹorgʹ, 1903-1950
Orwel, Joorj, 1903-1950
Ôrwêl, ǰorǰ 1903-1950
Orwell , Dzoraz
Orwell, G.
Orwell G. 1903-1950
Orwell, G. (George), 1903-1950
Orwell, Georg 1903-1950
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Orwell, George 1903-1950
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Orwell, Jerzy.
Orwelli George
Ouweier, Qiaozhi, 1903-1950
Ōweru, Jōji 1903-1950
Ūrvil, Jurj 1903-1950
Ūrwal, Ǧurǧ 1903-1950
Ūrwīl, Ǧūrǧ
Ūrwīl, Ǧūrǧ, 1903-1950
Uwrūwīl, Ǧūrǧ
Uwrūwīl, Ǧūrǧ, 1903-1950
Τζορτζ Όργουελ Άγγλος συγγραφέας και δημοσιογραφος
Блэр Э. А. 1903-1950
Блэр, Эрик
Джордж Орвелл англійський письменник і публіцист
Джордж Оруел
Джордж Оруэл
Джордж Оруэлл английский писатель и публицист
Жорж Орвелл
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Орвелл Д. 1903-1950
Орвелл, Джордж
Орвелл, Джордж, 1903-1950
Оруэлл Д. 1903-1950
Оруэлл, Джордж
Оруэлл, Джордж, 1903-1950
Џорџ Орвел
Ҷорҷ Оруэлл
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אורוול, ג׳ורג׳
אורוול, ג'ורג'
אורוול, גורג 1903-1950
אורול, ג׳ורג׳ 1903-1950
ארוועל, ג'ורג' 1903-1950
בלייר, אריק
בלר, אריק ארתור
ג'ורג' אורוול סופר בריטי
آرول، جارج، 1903-1950
أرول، جورج، 1903-1950
أورول، جورج، 1903-1950
اورول، جورج، اسم مستعار
أورويل, جورج.
بلير، اريك
بلير، اريك (Blair, Eric)
بلير، إريك آرثر، 1903-1950
جارج اورول
جارج اورویل
جورج ارول
جورج اورول
جورج اورول نویسنده و روزنامه‌نگار انگلیسی
جورج اورويل
جورج أورويل، 1903-1950
جورج اورويل، 1903-1950 م
جورج أورويل كاتب وصحفي إنجليزي
جۆرج ئۆروێڵ
जर्ज अरवेल
जॉर्ज ऑरवेल
জর্জ অরওয়েল
ਜਾਰਜ ਆਰਵੈੱਲ
ஜார்ஜ் ஆர்வெல்
జార్జ్ ఆర్వెల్
ಜಾರ್ಜ್‌ ಆರ್ವೆಲ್‌
ജോർജ്ജ് ഓർവെൽ
จอร์จ ออร์เวลล์
ออร์เวลล์, ยอร์ช
ჯორჯ ორუელი
블레어, 에릭 아서 1903-1950
오오웰 1903-1950
오오웰, 조오지 1903-1950
오웰 1903-1950
오웰, G 1903-1950
오웰, 조오지 1903-1950
오웰, 조지 1903-1950
오웰, 죠지 1903-1950
조오지 오오웰
조지 오웰 영국의 저술가
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オーウェル, G.
オーウェル, ジョージ
オウエル, ジョージ
ブレア, エリック・アーサー
奥威尓, 乔治
奥威尔乔治 1903-1950
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