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Orwell, George 1903-1950

Overview
Works: 3,499 works in 15,529 publications in 58 languages and 244,601 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Science fiction  History  Fables  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Allegories  Dystopian fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Dedicatee, Creator, Contributor, zxx, Originator, Honoree, Translator, Adapter, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Composer
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Most widely held works about George Orwell
 
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Most widely held works by George Orwell
Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

2,198 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 50 languages and held by 23,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by Orwell's intense disillusionment with Soviet Communism, Animal Farm is a nearly perfect piece of writing, both an engaging story and an allegory that actually works. When the downtrodden beasts of Manor Farm oust their drunken human master and take over management of the land, all are awash in collectivist zeal
1984 : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

1,024 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 41 languages and held by 11,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

710 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 10,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity in this satire of totalitarian barbarism
Burmese days : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

350 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 4,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club
Animal farm by George Orwell( Recording )

210 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, their goal is to establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Animal Farm, as they rename it, briefly fulfills the ideal. But soon, through manipulation and aggression by those who assume power, the farm's founding principles are slowly eroded and abolished
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

174 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,635 WorldCat member 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 )

254 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell's documentary report on conditions among the unemployed in the north of England and what he considers to be wrong with Socialism and Socialists
Keep the aspidistra flying by George Orwell( Book )

243 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,102 WorldCat member 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 )

297 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 3,025 WorldCat member 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
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell( Book )

364 editions published between 1070 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
A clergyman's daughter by George Orwell( Book )

214 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member 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 )

350 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,240 WorldCat member 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. --www.wikipedia.com
The collected essays, journalism, and letters of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

64 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collec. essays,journalism,letters of G. Orwell.-v.1
Shooting an elephant, and other essays by George Orwell( Book )

43 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Orwell reader; fiction, essays, and reportage by George Orwell( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,418 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens, Dali & others : studies in popular culture by George Orwell( Book )

31 editions published between 1946 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by George Orwell( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member 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, the lost writings by George Orwell( Book )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four : text, sources, criticism by George Orwell( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 WorldCat member 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. --Amazon.com
 
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1984 : a novel
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1984 : a novelNineteen eighty-four : a novelBurmese days : a novelAnimal farm1984The road to Wigan PierKeep the aspidistra flyingComing up for air
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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

Blair , Eric <1903-1950>

Blair, Eric A. 1903-1950

Blair Eric Arthur

Blair Eric Arthur 1903-1950

Blair, Eric Arthur wirkl. Name 1903-1950

Blair, Eric Hugh, 1903-1950

Bleiras Erikas Artūras

Corc Oruell

Džordžs Orvels

Eric Arthur Blair

George Orwell

George Orwell Angla verkisto (1903–1950)

George Orwell britischer Schriftsteller, Essayist und Journalist

George Orwell Brits schrijver

George Orwell britský novinár a spisovateľ

George Orwell britský spisovatel a novinář

George Orwell brittiläinen kirjailija ja lehtimies

George Orwell brittisk författare och journalist

George Orwell écrivain britannique

George Orwell engelsk forfatter

George Orwell English author and journalist

George Orwell escriptor i periodista

George Orwell escritor e jornalista britânico

George Orwell escritor y periodista británico

George Orwell Inggles a mannurat

George Orwell pisarz i publicysta angielski

George Orwell scrittore britannico

Georgius Orwell

Jārj Ārvil 1903-1950

Joorj Orwel

O wel, Jo ji 1903-1950

Ôravela, Jôrja, 1903-1950

Oravēla, Jyorja

Oravēla, Jyorja 1903-1950

Oruel, Dzhordzh 1903-1950

Oruel, G.

Oruel, G. 1903-1950

Oruell 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

Orvelas Dž.

Orvelas Džordžas

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.

Orwell 1903-1950

Orwell , Dzoraz

Orwell, G.

Orwell G. 1903-1950

Orwell, G. (George), 1903-1950

Orwell, Georg 1903-1950

Orwell, George

Orwell, George 1903-1950

Orwell, George pseud

Orwell, George Pseud. 1903-1950

Orwell Georges 1903-1950

Orwell, Jerzy.

Orwelli George

Ouweier, Qiaozhi, 1903-1950

Owel, Joji 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

Xor-wel 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 англійскі пісьменнік і публіцыст

Джордж Оруэлл английский писатель и публицист

Жорж Орвелл

Жорж Оруэлл

Орвелл Д. 1903-1950

Орвелл Джордж

Орвелл, Джордж, 1903-1950

Оруэлл Д. 1903-1950

Оруэлл Джордж

Оруэлл, Джордж, 1903-1950

Џорџ Орвел

Ҷорҷ Оруэлл

Ջորջ Օրվել

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

ጆርጅ ኦርወል

オーウェル, G.

オーウェル, ジョージ

オウエル, ジョージ

ジョージ・オーウェル

ブレア, エリック・アーサー

乔治·奥威尔

佐治‧奧威爾

佐治奧威爾 奧氏好辯,善罵世,留心著述,所撰《動物農莊》、《一九八四》,以寓言警世,俱行於代

奥威尓

奥威尓, 乔治

奥威尔乔治 1903-1950

欧威尔, 乔治, 1903-1950

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