Orwell

Orwell usually refers to the writer George Orwell, to the derived phrase Orwellian, or to awards named for George Orwell:

  • Orwell Prize, British prize for political writing
  • Orwell Award, American prize for 'Honesty and Clarity in Public Language'

Orwell as a place may refer to:

in Canada:

  • Orwell, Prince Edward Island
  • Orwell, Malahide, Ontario

in the United Kingdom:

  • Orwell, Cambridgeshire
  • Orwell High School, Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • River Orwell, Suffolk

in the United States:

  • Orwell Township, Minnesota
  • Orwell, New York
  • Orwell, Ohio
  • Orwell Township, Pennsylvania
  • Orwell, Vermont

Orwell may also refer to:

  • HMS Orwell, various Royal Navy ships
  • SS Empire Orwell, two ships
  • 11020 Orwell, an asteroid
  • Orwell (comics), a fictional character in Marvel Comics
  • Orwell (horse), a British Thoroughbred racehorse (1929–1948)
  • Orwell (programming language), a functional programming language
  • Orwell comma, a musical interval

Other articles related to "orwell":

Second Thoughts On James Burnham - Summary
... Orwell summarises Burnham's ideas in The Managerial Revolution and The Machiavellians and highlights a few inconsistencies ... Orwell considers that Burnham differs from most other thinkers in trying to plot the course of future developments, and with the benefit of hindsight he identifies Burnham's completely erroneous ... until after the defeat of Britain 4 The USSR is bound to be defeated Orwell then quotes an essay by Burnham entitled "Lenin's Heir" which posits a continuity between Lenin and Stalin's ...
As I Please
... for the British left-wing newspaper Tribune by author and journalist George Orwell ... his job at the BBC in November 1943, Orwell joined Tribune as literary editor ... The articles allowed Orwell to digress freely over whatever topics came into his mind, including reminiscences, nature observations, gleanings from books and thoughts on the political ...
Some Thoughts On The Common Toad - Summary
... Orwell describes the emergence from hibernation of the common toad and its procreative cycle - offering it as an alternative to the skylark and primrose as a less conventional example of the coming of spring ... Orwell points out that the pleasures of spring are available to everybody and cost nothing and can be appreciated in the town as much as the country ... However Orwell is concerned with feelings in some groups that there is something reprehensible in enjoying nature ...
The Spike (essay)
... The Spike" is a 1931 essay by George Orwell in which he details his experience staying overnight in the casual ward of a workhouse (colloquially known as a "spike ... This episode in Orwell's life took place while he was intentionally living as a vagrant in and around London as part of the social experiment that would form the basis ... Orwell was in Paris in August 1929 when he first sent a copy of "The Spike" to the New Adelphi magazine ...
Orwell, Cambridgeshire - Village Life
... There were two pubs listed in the village in 1756, rising to seven by 1882 ... By 1936 there were still six, but by 1970 only The Chequers remained ...

Famous quotes containing the word orwell:

    Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
    —George Orwell (1903–1950)

    Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike. No question, now, what had happened to the faces of the pigs. The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.
    —George Orwell (1903–1950)

    Politically, Swift was one of those people who are driven into a sort of perverse Toryism by the follies of the progressive party of the moment.
    —George Orwell (1903–1950)