George Orwell Now!

George Orwell Now!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433129827
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/31/2015
Series: Mass Communication and Journalism Series , #18
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Richard Lance Keeble has been Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln since 2003. He is the author or editor of 30 books on a wide range of subjects. In 2014 he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association for Journalism Education.

Table of Contents

Contents: Richard Blair: An In-Depth Look into Orwell’s Complex Mind – Richard Lance Keeble: Orwell Now: Nothing Less Than a Cultural Icon – Peter Marks: George Orwell and the History of Surveillance Studies – Florian Zollmann: Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2014: Power, Militarism and Surveillance in Western Democracies – Henk Vynckier: A Portrait of the Artist as a Collector: Tracing Orwell’s Collecting Project from Burma to Big Brother – Adam Stock: Little Nephews: Big Brother’s Literary Offspring – Paul Anderson: In Defence of Bernard Crick – Luke Seaber: Trust the Teller and Not the Tale: Reflections on Orwell’s Hidden Rhetoric of Truthfulness in the London Section of Down and Out in Paris and London – John Newsinger: Orwell’s Socialism – Philip Bounds: Sectarians on Wigan Pier: George Orwell and the Anti-Austerity Left in Britain – Marina Remy: First Encounters and the Writing of Otherness in Burmese Days and Keep the Aspidistra Flying – Sreya Mallika Datta/Utsa Mukherjee: «Pukka Sahibs» and «Yellow Faces»: Reassessing Ambivalence in Orwell’s Burma – Shu-chu Wei: Critiquing Communist Dictatorship East and West: George Orwell’s Animal Farm and Chen Jo-hsi’s Mayor Yin – Tim Crook: George Orwell and the Radio Imagination – Richard Lance Keeble: Orwell and the War Reporter’s Imagination – Peter Stansky: Why Orwell Is More Relevant Today Than Ever Before.

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