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George Orwell Studies Vol.8 No.1 <back  
Nathan Waddell, Tim Crook, Richard Lance Keeble
ISBN: 9781845498214
Format: softback
170x244 mm
(6.69x9.61 inches)
Pages: 232
Imprint: abramis
Cover Price: £25.00
George Orwell Studies Vol.8 No.1
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Guest Editorial

Engaging Critically with a Writer who Can Still Surprise Us - by Nathan Waddell

  • Big Brother, Big Tech: Doctorow's Little Brother and Huber's Orwell's Revenge - by Jackson Ayres
  • The Essayist's Velvet Fist - by Mir Ali Hosseini
  • George Orwell's Gandhi - by Douglas Kerr
  • What Was Orwell's Conception of Free Speech? - by Mark Satta
  • The Labyrinths of Nineteen Eighty-Four - by Selina-Marie Scholz and Geoff Rodoreda
  • Critically Ill: George Orwell, Tragic Biography and the Crisis of Endings - by Kristin Bluemel

Other Papers

  • John Bull's Other Airstrip: Orwell's Irish Blindspot - by Martin Tyrrell
  • George Orwell, Ayer and Russell and the Battle for the Soul of Philosophy - by Peter Brian Barry


  • Orwell in Cornwall - by Darcy Moore
  • The Achievement of Ian Angus - by John Rodden
  • The BBC'S Nineteen Eighty-Four Remastered for a New Generation - by Hassan Akram
  • Attwood's Imaginary Interview with Orwell - by Richard Lance Keeble
  • Pedagogy of the Distressed?: 'Politics and the English language' in and out of the Classroom - by John Rodden

Two Poems

  • To George Orwell/Eric Blair - by Paul Abdul Wadud Sutherland
  • A Song for Orwell - by David Punter

Tributes to the Founder of The Orwell Society

  • Dione Venable's Contribution to the Development of Orwell Studies - by Quentin Kopp
  • Dear Dione - by Darcy Moore

Book Reviews

Kristin Bluemel on George Orwell: The New Life, by D.J. Taylor; Bryan Yazell on The Tramp in British Literature, 1850-1950, by Luke Lewin Davies; Peter Brian Barry on George Orwell's Perverse Humanity: Socialism and Free Speech, by Glenn Burgess; Richard Lance Keeble on In Praise of Failure: Four Lessons in Humility, by Costica Bradatan

And Finally

New Pitcher (appropriately anonymous) launches a new, lively diary item to intrigue and entertain Orwellians

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