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George Orwell Now! - 2846077191

164,99 zł

George Orwell Now!

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Nieprzypisane

Beginning With A Preface By Richard Blair, Orwell's Son, George Orwell Now! Brings Together Thirteen Chapters By Leading International Scholars In Four Thematic Sections. Peter Stansky, In An Afterword, Argues That Orwell Is Now More Relevant Than Ever Be

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George Orwell Now! - 2837893910

139,93 zł

George Orwell Now! Peter Lang Publishing Inc

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George Orwell remains an iconic figure today - even though he died in 1950. His dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four depicts a Big Brother society in which the state intrudes into the most intimate details of people's lives - and, it became a constant reference point after Edward Snowden's revelations. This book deals with his life and work.

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George Orwell, John Carey - Essays - 2843285248

188,01 zł

George Orwell, John Carey - Essays EVERYMAN

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A rich and varied selection -- the only hardcover edition available -- of the literary and political essays of one of the greatest essayists of the century, on the eve of the 2003 centenary of his birth. Though most well known as the author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell left an even more significant and lasting achievement in his voluminous essays, which dealt with all the great social, political, and literary questions of the day. With his incisive prose style, he elevated political writing to the level of art, and his motivating ideas -- his desire for social justice, his belief in universal freedom and equality, his concern for truth in language -- are as enduringly relevant now as ever. Included among the more than 240 essays are Orwell's famous discussion of pacifism, "My Country Right or Left, " his scathingly complicated views on the dirty work of imperialism in "Shooting an Elephant, " and his very firm opinion on how to make "A Nice Cup of Tea."

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George Orwell's Guide Through Hell - 2838460344

93,93 zł

George Orwell's Guide Through Hell Paupers' Press

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It is difficult now to recall the enormous impact that George Orwell's classic dystopia, Nineteen Eighty-Four, had on the psyche of the western world. Written by a dying man in the grimmest of circumstances, the novel was intended as both a warning against totalitarianism and the debasement of language, and as a reaction to Orwell's personal experiences with English socialism and World War II. Clearly, "1984" has turned out differently than Orwell depicted. Yet the power of the novel remains undiminished: it continues to scare and enlighten future generations of readers nearly a half century after its original publication. Well-known scholar Robert Plank provides a psychological examination of the roots of Nineteen Eighty-Four, and the curious parallels between the book and its antecedents, including the film Citizen Kane, the novels of Dostoevsky and Kafka, the philosophy of Whorf, Orwell's own life and works, and many other obvious and hidden influences. Complete with chronology, notes, bibliographies, and index.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Annotated Edition (Orwell George) - 1784272930

50,40 zł

Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Annotated Edition (Orwell George) Penguin Books

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This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, 1984, now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J. Taylor. Ever since its publication in 1948, George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian regime where Big Brother controls its citizens like &a

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A George Orwell Chronology - 2844162422

484,69 zł

A George Orwell Chronology PALGRAVE

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George Orwell is now acknowledged as one of the most significant literary figures of the twentieth century. As novelist, essayist and author of a number of outstanding works of reportage he has exercised an influence on modern thought which is increasingly being recognised. In this new work J.R. Hammond offers a definitive chronology of Orwell, which takes account of the latest research into his life and times and provides an overview of the life of a major writer.

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Unexamined Orwell - 2844161215

195,54 zł

Unexamined Orwell University of Texas Press

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The year 1984 is just a memory, but the catchwords of George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four still routinely pepper public discussions of topics ranging from government surveillance and privacy invasion to language corruption and bureaucratese. Orwell's work pervades the cultural imagination, while others of his literary generation are long forgotten. Exploring this astonishing afterlife has become the scholarly vocation of John Rodden, who is now the leading authority on the reception, impact, and reinvention of George Orwell--the man and writer--as well as of "Orwell" the cultural icon and historical talisman. In The Unexamined Orwell, Rodden delves into dimensions of Orwell's life and legacy that have escaped the critical glare. Rodden discusses how several leading American intellectuals have earned the title of Orwell's "successor," including Lionel Trilling, Dwight Macdonald, Irving Howe, Christopher Hitchens, and John Lukacs. He then turns to Germany and focuses on the role and relevance of Nineteen Eighty-Four in the now-defunct communist nation of East Germany. Rodden also addresses myths that have grown up around Orwell's life, including his "more than half-legendary" encounter with Ernest Hemingway in liberated Paris in March 1945, and analyzes literary issues such as his utopian sensibility and his prose style. Finally, Rodden poses the endlessly debated question, "What Would George Orwell Do?," and speculates about how the prophet of Nineteen Eighty-Four would have reacted to world events. In so doing, Rodden shows how our responses to this question reveal much about our culture's ongoing need to re-appropriate "Orwell."

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Facing Unpleasant Facts - 2826843833

160,92 zł

Facing Unpleasant Facts HARVILL SECKER

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These years saw the publication of The Road to Wigan Pier, Homage to Catalonia, and Coming Up for Air. The most important document that has come to light regarding Orwell's Spanish experiences is the deposition charging him and Eileen with espionage and high treason, a charge unknown to them. This is fully analysed and can now be read in the context of the disputes that then divided the Left, well illustrated by the letters and documents printed here, notably his bitter response to Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War. The correspondence includes that with Yvonne Davet, who undertook the translation of Orwell's books into French; George Kopp, Orwell's commandent in Spain; and a number of Eileen's letters; Orwell's 'Diary of Events Leading Up to the War' (2 July - 1 September 1939); his Domestic Diary (9 August 1938 - 29 April 1940), which records in detail his attempts at running a smallholding; his extracts from Daily Worker and News Chronicle reports on the Spanish Civil War; and his Marrakech Notebook with illustrations are reproduced. Many letters not previously published are included, and there is a large number of reviews. This volume also includes a sequence of letters that throws a completely new light on Orwell's personal relationships.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Annotated Edition - 2825809754

51,00 zł

Nineteen Eighty-Four: The Annotated Edition Penguin Books

PolitycznaPowieść zagranicznaScience-fiction

This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, 1984, now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J. Taylor.Ever since its publication in 1948, George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian regime where Big Brother controls its citizens like 'a boot stamping on a human face' has become a touchstone for human freedom, and one of the most widely-read books in the world. In this new annotated edition Orwell's biographer D. J. Taylor elucidates the full meaning of this timeless satire, explaining contemporary references in the novel, placing it in the context of Orwell's life, elaborating on his extraordinary use of language and explaining the terms such as Newspeak, Doublethink and Room 101 that have become familiar phrases today.

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Facing Unpleasant Facts - 2843909830

265,91 zł

Facing Unpleasant Facts Vintage

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These years saw the publication of The Road to Wigan Pier, Homage to Catalonia, and Coming Up for Air. The most important document that has come to light regarding Orwell's Spanish experiences is the deposition charging him and Eileen with espionage and high treason, a charge unknown to them. This is fully analysed and can now be read in the context of the disputes that then divided the Left, well illustrated by the letters and documents printed here, notably his bitter response to Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War. The correspondence includes that with Yvonne Davet, who undertook the Translation of Orwell's books into French; George Kopp, Orwell's commandent in Spain; and a number of Eileen's letters. Orwell's Diary of Events Leading Up to the War' (2 July - 1 September 1939); his Domestic Diary (9 August 1938 - 29 April 1940), which records in detail his attempts at running a smallholding; his abstracts from Daily Worker and News Chronical reports on the Spanish Civil War; and his Marrakech Notebook with illustrations are reproduced. Many letters not previously published are included, and there is a large number of reviews. This volume also includes a sequence of letters that throws a completely new light on Orwell's personal relationships.

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Keeping Our Little Corner Clean - 2826819246

102,90 zł

Keeping Our Little Corner Clean SECKER & WARBURG

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Orwell wrote to his anarchist friend, George Woodcock in December 1942 arguing that 'by working inside an institution like the BBC one can perhaps deodorise it to some extent', and he concluded, 'I consider I have kept our little corner of it fairly clean'. In addition to the magazine programme, 'Voice', Orwell continued to develop what would now be called an 'open university': broadcasts by distinguished speakers on texts set for Bombay and Calcutta university degrees. He enlisted such speakers as E.M. Forster, T.S. Eliot and Joseph Needham and the broadcasts were backed up by publications printed in India for university students. Classical and Indian music programmes were broadcast; there was regular film criticism and an innovative practical theatre series, 'Let's Act it Ourselves'. Some of Orwell's scripts, such as that for his 'Imaginary Interview with Jonathan Swift', pose difficult textual problems and these are fully examined and annotated. The script of Eileen Blair's broadcast for the series, 'In Your Kitchen' has been included. Orwell still found time to write a number of reviews, contribute to Partisan Review, and write essays on Hardy, Henry Miller, and Yeats.

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1984 Nineteen Eighty - Four - 2840019796

52,99 zł

1984 Nineteen Eighty - Four

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Literature & literary studies>Plays, playscripts

The Classic Story From George Orwell Is Adapted For The Stage By Duncan Macmillan In This New Version Of 1984. The Idea Of The Big-brother World And Being Constantly Under Surveillance Is Just As Relevant Now As When Orwell Penned This Classic.

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Diaries - 2837894311

195,54 zł

Diaries W W NORTON & CO

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This groundbreaking volume, never before published in the United States, at last introduces the interior life of George Orwell, the writer who defined twentieth-century political thought. Written as individual books throughout his career, the eleven surviving diaries collected here record Orwell s youthful travels among miners and itinerant laborers, the fearsome rise of totalitarianism, the horrific drama of World War II, and the feverish composition of his great masterpieces Animal Farm and 1984 (which have now sold more copies than any two books by any other twentieth-century author). Personal entries cover the tragic death of his first wife and Orwell s own decline as he battled tuberculosis. Exhibiting great brilliance of prose and composition, these treasured dispatches, edited by the world s leading Orwell scholar, exhibit the seeds of famous passages to come (New Statesman) and amount to a volume as penetrating as the autobiography he would never write."

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Diaries - 2838460042

107,39 zł

Diaries W W NORTON & CO

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This groundbreaking volume, never before published in the United States, at last introduces the interior life of George Orwell, the writer who defined twentieth-century political thought. Written as individual books throughout his career, the eleven surviving diaries collected here record Orwell s youthful travels among miners and itinerant laborers, the fearsome rise of totalitarianism, the horrific drama of World War II, and the feverish composition of his great masterpieces Animal Farm and 1984 (which have now sold more copies than any two books by any other twentieth-century author). Personal entries cover the tragic death of his first wife and Orwell s own decline as he battled tuberculosis. Exhibiting great brilliance of prose and composition, these treasured dispatches, edited by the world s leading Orwell scholar, exhibit the seeds of famous passages to come (New Statesman) and amount to a volume as penetrating as the autobiography he would never write."

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Nineteen Eighty-Four - 2826639856

57,86 zł

Nineteen Eighty-Four Penguin

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This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, "1984", now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J. Taylor. Ever since its publication in 1949, George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian regime where Big Brother controls its citizens like 'a boot stamping on a human face' has become a touchstone for human freedom, and one of the most widely-read books in the world. In this new annotated edition Orwell's biographer D. J. Taylor elucidates the full meaning of this timeless satire, explaining contemporary references in the novel, placing it in the context of Orwell's life, elaborating on his extraordinary use of language and explaining the terms such as Newspeak, Doublethink and Room 101 that have become familiar phrases today.

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