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George Orwell : A Literary Life, Hardback Book

George Orwell : A Literary Life Hardback

Part of the Literary Lives series


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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 175 pages, XXVII, 175 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave USA
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  • Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9780312128203

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