Critical Companion to George Orwell PDF ePub eBook

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Critical Companion to George Orwell free pdf George Orwell is one of the great writers of the 20th century, famous for his direct and powerful style as well as for his fictional condemnations of totalitarianism. The new "Critical Companion to George Orwell" is an up-to-date and useful reference to Orwell's life and work for high school and college-level students. All his works are covered, including two of the most-recognized novels of the 20th century: "Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four"- his famous essays, such as "Politics and the English Language" and "Shooting an Elephant"- his book-length nonfiction, such as "Homage to Catalonia and Down and Out in Paris and London"- and more. Also included are detailed entries on his life and related people, places, and topics. The entries include: synopses and critical assessments of all of Orwell's work- descriptions of characters in Orwell's fiction, such as Winston Smith, Napoleon the pig, and more- descriptions of people, places, and topics important in Orwell's life and work, such as communism, the Spanish Civil War, and more- and appendixes, including a chronology and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

About Edward Quinn

Edward Quinn is a professor emeritus of English at the City College of New York and holds a Ph.D. from New York University. He has written or edited several major reference works, including A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms, Second Edition and History in Literature for Facts On File, as well as The Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare and The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author : Edward Quinn
Publisher : Facts On File Inc
Data Published : 15 July 2009
ISBN : 0816070911
EAN : 9780816070916
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 450 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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