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Orwell and Marxism [electronic resource] : the political and cultural thinking of George Orwell / Philip Bounds.

By: Bounds, Philip.
Material type: TextTextSeries: International library of cultural studies: 4.Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2009Description: 1 online resource (253 p.).ISBN: 9781441629012 (electronic bk.); 1441629017 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Political and social views | Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation | Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Communism and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Marxismus | Politisches Denken | KulturkritikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Orwell and Marxism.DDC classification: 828.91209 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The common people -- The politics of mass communication -- Literature and commitment -- Reforming English culture --The totalitarian figure -- Orwell as his own critic -- Biographical details.
Summary: Through close analysis of Orwell's writings as well as his historical & literary context, Bounds presents an important study of one of the iconic writers of the 20th century. The text offers an introduction to Orwell the intellectual, reviving his reputation as a serious cultural thinker & documenting his most important influences.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- The common people -- The politics of mass communication -- Literature and commitment -- Reforming English culture --The totalitarian figure -- Orwell as his own critic -- Biographical details.

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Through close analysis of Orwell's writings as well as his historical & literary context, Bounds presents an important study of one of the iconic writers of the 20th century. The text offers an introduction to Orwell the intellectual, reviving his reputation as a serious cultural thinker & documenting his most important influences.

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