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Author Rodden, John
Title The Cambridge introduction to George Orwell / John Rodden and John Rossi
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  828.91209 Or9ro 2012    AVAILABLE  -  30500101448895
Descript xiv, 130 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Cambridge introductions to literature
Cambridge introductions to literature
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-125) and index
Machine generated contents note: Chronology; Introduction; Part I. Life and Context: 1. Background and school days; 2. Burma and the wasted years; 3. The struggle to become a writer; 4. Orwell's breakthrough; 5. Spain and Orwell's political education; 6. Orwell's war; 7. Last years; Part II. Works: 8. Burmese Days; 9. A Clergyman's Daughter; 10. Keep the Aspidistra Flying; 11. Coming Up for Air; 12. Down and Out in Paris and London; 13. The Road to Wigan Pier; 14. Homage to Catalonia; 15. Orwell, the essayist; 16. A Hanging and Shooting an Elephant; 17. Inside the Whale; 18. Critical Essays; 19. Animal Farm; 20. Nineteen Eighty-Four; Part III. Critical Reception: 21. Starting out in the 1930s; 22. Critical controversy and popular success; 23. Posthumous fame; 24. 'Countdown' to 1-9-8-4; 25. Orwell in the twenty-first century; 26. An afterlife nonpareil; 27. 'If Orwell were alive today'; 28. A reputation evergreen; Select bibliography
Subject Orwell, George, 1903-1950
Alt Author Rossi, John, 1936-
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