George Orwell

George Orwell


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George Orwell by Harold Bloom

Perhaps best known for his fable Animal Farm and his dystopian novel 1984, George Orwell was an influential journalist, critic, political activist, and cultural commentator. Within this volume, scholars comment on his political views, his perspective on totalitarianism, and his vision of other political dangers. Additionally, the experts in this text comment on Orwell's own forms of realism in his works and his unusual perspectives in his essays-sometimes pointing out where readers have misinterpreted his writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791094280
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: Bloom's Modern Critical Views Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.


New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

July 11, 1930

Place of Birth:

New York, New York


B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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