Book
English

Orwell on freedom

George Orwell (author), Kamila Shamsie (author of introduction)
Subject
Vrijheid
Title
Orwell on freedom
Author
George Orwell
Author of introduction
Kamila Shamsie
Language
English
Publisher
London: Harvill Secker, 2018
XVIII, 200 p. : ill.
ISBN
9781787301405 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
309 (SISO) Samenleving ; Maatschappijvisies (ZIZO)

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About George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is characterised by lucid prose, biting social criticism, total opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

Orwell produced literary criticism and poetry, fiction and polemical journalism. He is known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working-class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences soldiering for the Republican faction of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939), are as critically respected as his essays on politics and literature, language and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked George Orwell second amo…Read more on Wikipedia