Who is George Orwell?

George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and journalist. His work is marked by clarity, intelligence and wit, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and belief in democratic socialism.

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Katha, Burma - Setting of George Orwell's Burmese Days
... in literature as the real place underlying the fictional Kyauktada, setting of George Orwell's first novel Burmese Days (1934) ... Orwell himself served at Katha in 1926-27 in the Indian Imperial Police ... on this section is readable in Emma Larkin's "Finding George Orwell in Burma" ...
Books By George Orwell
... The bibliography of George Orwell includes journalism, essays, books, and fiction written by the British writer Eric Arthur Blair, pen name George Orwell (1903–1950) ... Orwell was a prolific writer on topics related to contemporary English society and literary criticism, whom British newsweekly The Economist in 2008 declared "perhaps the ... Orwell is best remembered for his political commentary as a left-wing anti-totalitarian—as he explained in the 1946 essay "Why I Write", "every line of serious ...
Confederación Nacional Del Trabajo/Translation - History - The Civil War - 1936
... large part of the activity of the city, as George Orwell described It was the first time I had ever been in a town where the working class was in the saddle ... —George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia, ch ... George Orwell wrote of the nature of the new society that arose in the communities I had dropped more or less by chance into the only community of any size in Western Europe where political consciousness and disbelief ...
George Orwell - Bibliography
... Nineteen Eighty-Four Books based on personal experiences While the substance of many of Orwell's novels, particularly Burmese Days, is drawn from his personal experiences ...
Books By George Orwell - Collected Editions
... Two essay collections were published during Orwell's lifetime—Inside the Whale and Other Essays in 1940 and Critical Essays in 1946 (the latter published in the United States as Dickens, Dali, and Others in 1958 ... Essays was released on 15 October 2002, as a part of the Everyman's Library and George Packer edited two collections for Houghton Mifflin, released on 13 October 2008—All Art ... Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus edited a four volume collection of Orwell's writings, The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, divided into four volumes An Age Like ...

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