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Orwell, the war commentaries

by George Orwell

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Published by Duckworth, British Broadcasting Corp. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited with an introduction by W.J. West.
    ContributionsWest, W. J., British Broadcasting Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD743 .O762 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2434861M
    ISBN 100715620738
    LC Control Number87125714

    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. [From Reflections on America, An Orwell Robert Mulvihill. Athens and London, University of Georgia Press, ] In a recent and well-known article, Norman Podhoretz has attempted to conscript George Orwell into the ranks of neoconservative enthusiasts for the newly revitalized cold war with the Soviet Union. 1 If Orwell were alive today, this truly “Orwellian.

      Orwell’s BBC broadcasts on the war have been collected in West, W. J., Orwell: The War Commentaries (London: Duckworth, ). Crick’s, Bernard George Orwell: A Life (London: Secker & Warburg, ) charts Orwell’s changing views about war consequent on his personal : John Stone.   As World War II ended, there was little reason for Orwell to think that his stature as a writer would outlive his rapidly worsening health problems. But “Animal Farm” was published in Author: Kenneth Allard.

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Directed at India, the commentaries had to persuade the Indian people that their best interests lay in cooperating with the British, who would be far more. George Orwell: War Broadcasts and War Commentaries. Edited and with Introductions by W J West (Penguin Books, £ for each volume).

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Fourteen essays on such diverse subjects as his boyhood schooling, Spanish civil war, comic post cards, Charles Dickens, Gandhi, Henry Miller, British imperialism and .