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The Orwell reader : fiction, essays, and reportage

Author: George Orwell; Richard H Rovere
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1961, ©1956]
Series: Harvest book, HB42.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History and criticism
Criticism and interpretation
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Orwell reader.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1961, ©1956]
(OCoLC)756442458
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Richard H Rovere
ISBN: 0156704501 9780156704502
OCLC Number: 1369460
Description: xxi, 456 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introductin : Richard H. Rovere --
Prologue in Burma: Shooting an elephant --
A hanging --
From Burmese days --
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 --
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: Harvest book, HB42.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: With an introduction by Richard H. Rovere.

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