The Cambridge Companion to George Orwell

The Cambridge Companion to George Orwell

by John Rodden
     
 

This 2007 Companion is a collection of essays on the life and works of George Orwell.See more details below

Overview

This 2007 Companion is a collection of essays on the life and works of George Orwell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521675079
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/21/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
1,346,500
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Notes on contributors; An Orwell calendar John Rodden; 1. A political writer John Rossi and John Rodden; 2. Orwell and the biographers Gordon Bowker; 3. Englands his Englands: Orwell's Britain between the wars Jonathan Rose; 4. The truths of experience: Orwell's nonfiction of the 1930s Margery Sabin; 5. The fictional realist: novels of the 1930s Michael Levenson; 6. Orwell's essays as a literary experience William Cain; 7. 'My Country, Right or Left': Orwell's patriotism John Rossi; 8. Orwell and the British left Ian Williams; 9. Orwell, anti-semitism, and the Holocaust John Newsinger; 10. Orwell and the Cold War Robert Conquest; 11. Animal Farm: history as fable M. Dickstein; 12. Nineteen Eighty-Four: context and controversy B. Crick; 13. Orwell, the academy, and the intellectuals Neil McLaughlin; 14. Orwell for today's reader: an open letter John Rodden; 15. George Orwell: a bibliographic essay Erika Gottlieb; 16. Why Orwell still matters Christopher Hitchens; Further reading.

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