George Orwell


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Noun1.George Orwell - imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950)
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Hollis's A Study of George Orwell, published just after Hollis left Parliament, is probably his best-known work.
The town was one of the most deprived areas in the country when George Orwell visited 80 years ago, as part of the research for his book, The Road to Wigan Pier.
When George Orwell died in 1950 at the age of 46, the literary critic Edmund Wilson found it symbolically appropriate.
of Lincoln, this volume contains 13 essays on various aspects of George Orwell.
THE TOP 10 1 Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell 2 To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee 3 Animal Farm, by George Orwell 4 Lord Of The Flies, by William Golding 5 Of Mice And Men, by John Steinbeck 6 The Harry Potter series, by J K Rowling 7 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens 8 The Catcher In The Rye, by J D Salinger 9 Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens 10 Pride And Prejudice, by Jane Austen
ADMIRERS of George Orwell have something to cheer about now.
AN author who inspired George Orwell and was at the centre of London's left-wing literary movement grew up in a tough working-class world that inspired his work.
The Orwell Lecture commemorates British author and social activist George Orwell.
Here is Margaret Atwood on George Orwell, and his enduring classic, Animal Farm.
THE TOPIC: Born Eric Blair in India in 1903, the man who later became famous the world over as the writer George Orwell (he died of tuberculosis in 1950, only months after the publication of 1984) documented his adult life--including such disparate topics as his stint as an imperial officer in Burma, his thoughts on politics and war, his fascination with nature, and a suspenseful wait for his 12 Moroccan hens to lay eggs--in meticulous detail.
com)-- Literary travellers have the chance to follow the trail of writer George Orwell in Myanmar this winter.
George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903, in Bengal, India, where his father, Thomas, worked in the Opium Department of the Indian Civil Service.