Finding George Orwell in Burma

Finding George Orwell in Burma

Author: Emma Larkin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143037110

Category: Travel

Page: 294

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A profile of the police state in Burma and its effect on the writings of George Orwell discusses the author's mother's origins in Burma, Orwell's work with the British Imperial Police, and local reverence for his literary works.
Finding George Orwell in Burma
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Emma Larkin
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03 - Publisher: Penguin

A profile of the police state in Burma and its effect on the writings of George Orwell discusses the author's mother's origins in Burma, Orwell's work with the British Imperial Police, and local reverence for his literary works.
Secret Histories
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Emma Larkin
Categories: Burma
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Burma, where George Orwell worked as an officer in the Imperial police force, is currently ruled by one of the oldest and most brutal military dictatorships in the world. Emma Larkin presents a side to the country that the regime does not want revealed: a hidden world that can be
Finding George Orwell in Burma
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Emma Larkin
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-07 - Publisher: Granta Books

In this intrepid and brilliant memoir, Emma Larkin tells of the year she spent travelling through Burma, using as a compass the life and work of George Orwell, whom many of Burma's underground teahouse intellectuals call simply "the prophet". In stirring, insightful prose, she provides a powerful reckoning with one
Everything Is Broken
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Emma Larkin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Granta Books

On 2 May 2008, an enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in Burma. The cyclone wreaked untold havoc, but the regime, in an unfathomable decision of near-genocidal proportions, blocked international aid from entering the country, and provided little relief themselves. Emma Larkin, who has been travelling to and secretly reporting on
George Orwell
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Mark Connelly
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-24 - Publisher: McFarland

George Orwell (1903–1950) is one of the most influential authors in the English language. His landmark novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) have been translated into many foreign languages and inspired numerous stage and film adaptations. His well-known essays “A Hanging” and “Shooting an Elephant” are widely anthologized