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George Orwell and the radical eccentrics

intermodernism in literary London

by Kristin Bluemel

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Smith, Stevie, 1902-1971 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Anand, Mulk Raj, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Holden, Inez, 1906- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • English literature -- England -- London -- History and criticism.,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- England -- London.,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- England -- London.,
    • Radicalism in literature.,
    • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-238) and index.

      StatementKristin Bluemel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8478 .B55 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3303927M
      ISBN 101403965102
      LC Control Number2004045773

      Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Oliver Munday. No novel of the past century has had more influence than George Orwell’s The title, the adjectival form of the author’s last name, the vocabulary of the all-powerful Party.

      from book George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics: Intermodernism in Literary London (pp) Chapter January with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Road to Wigan Pier. Orwell embarks on a two-month trip to northern England to investigate living conditions among coal miners there. He publishes his findings a year later in the book The Road to Wigan 's horror at the miners' living and working conditions marks an important step in his political development, and the second half of his book is a passionate argument in favor of.

        In Observer editor David Astor lent George Orwell a remote Scottish farmhouse in which to write his new book, Nineteen Eighty-Four. It became one of . The Left Book Club authorized Orwell to write an inquiry into the lives of the poor and unemployed. The Road to Wigan Pier () included an essay on class and socialism (a social system in which the production of goods and distribution of wealth is controlled centrally). It marked Orwell's birth as a political writer, an identity that lasted.


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