George Orwell

George Orwell

Author: P. Davison

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230371408

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 175

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This account of Orwell's life is chiefly concerned with what influenced Orwell, his relations with publishers and editors, and the analysis of certain key experiences - the deposition that during the Spanish Civil War he was guilty of espionage and high treason; his work at the BBC; his interest in pamphlet literature; and his time as a war correspondent. There is a detailed assessment of his earnings from 1922 to 1945 and a fresh look at his attitudes to class, women, and religious belief. Special attention is paid to his essays.
Anatomy of Sound
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jacob Smith, Neil Verma
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-28 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This collection examines the work of Norman Corwin—one of the most important, yet understudied, media authors of all time—as a critical lens to view the history of multimedia authorship and sound production. Known as the “poet laureate” of radio, Corwin is most famous for his radio dramas, which reached millions
Orwell on Truth
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: George Orwell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-23 - Publisher: Random House

A selection of George Orwell's prescient, clear-eyed and stimulating writing on the subjects of truth and lies. With an introduction by Alan Johnson. 'Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.' This selection of George Orwell’s writing, from both
Evolution on British Television and Radio
Language: en
Authors: Alexander Hall
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature

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George Orwell on Screen
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: David Ryan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-06 - Publisher: McFarland

 British author and essayist George Orwell shot to fame with two iconic novels: the anti–Stalinist satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. A few years after his death in 1950, the CIA bankrolled screen adaptations of both novels as Cold War propaganda. Orwell’s depiction of a totalitarian
George Orwell
Language: en
Pages: 510
Authors: John Rodden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-31 - Publisher: Transaction Publishers

This study examines how George Orwell's legacy as a writer developed, and the importance of his work both during and after his lifetime. John Rodden seeks to bring Orwell's work into proper focus while providing insight into the phenomenon of literary fame.