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Nineteen Eighty-four

June 23rd, 2006  |  by  |  published in English texts, Nineteen eighty-four | 2 Comments »

In 1946, George Orwell wrote: “What I have most wanted to do throughout the past ten years is to make political writing into an art.” (from Why I write). By that time he’d already written Homage to Catalonia and Animal Farm. His famous novel Nineteen eighty-four had yet to be written, but he was obviously […]

George Orwell

March 15th, 2006  |  by  |  published in biografie, Engelse literatuur, English texts | Comments Off on George Orwell

I buy a fair amount of biographical works, but I don’t really like to read them. I don’t think it is necessary to know an author’s or an artist’s life to appreciate his or her works of art. But sometimes these works of art have such an impact in your own life that their creator […]

George Orwell, Animal Farm

January 8th, 2006  |  by  |  published in Boeken Maarten | Comments Off on George Orwell, Animal Farm

George Orwell, Animal Farm

Animal Farm is a satire, but it is never bitter. It contains a collection of creatures caricaturing human types but nevertheless, and in spite of Orwell’s pessimism, the book, when approached in an appreciate spirit, makes delightful reading.

Abbott Gleason (ed.), On Nineteen Eighty-Four

January 1st, 2006  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Abbott Gleason (ed.), On Nineteen Eighty-Four

On Nineteen Eighty-FourOrwell and our future Abbott Gleason (ed.), Martha Nussbaum (ed.) taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Princeton University Presseerste editie: gedrukt: 2005verworven: 2006bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0691113610verworven via: Amazon

George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier

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The Road to Wigan Pier George Orwell taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Penguineerste editie: gedrukt: 2001verworven: 2006bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0141185295verworven via: Amazon

George Orwell, Keep the Aspidistra Flying

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying George Orwell taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Penguineerste editie: gedrukt: 2000verworven: 2006bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 0141183721verworven via: Amazon

George Orwell, Essays

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George Orwell, Essays

With great originality and wit Orwell unfolds his views on subjects ranging from a revaluation of Charles Dickens to the nature of Socialism, from a comic yet profound discussion of naughty seaside picture postcards to a spirited defence of English cooking.

Hilary Spurling, The Girl from the Fiction Department

January 1st, 2006  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Hilary Spurling, The Girl from the Fiction Department

The Girl from the Fiction DepartmentA Portrait of Sonia Orwell Hilary Spurling taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Hamish Hamiltoneerste editie: gedrukt: 2002verworven: 2006bindwijze: gebondenisbn: 0241141656verworven via: Demian

George Orwell, Why I write

January 1st, 2005  |  by  |  published in weggegeven boeken | Comments Off on George Orwell, Why I write

George Orwell, Why I write

Why I write George Orwell taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Penguineerste editie: gedrukt: 2004verworven: 2005bindwijze: paperbackisbn: 014101900Xverworven via: AmazonOrwell, literature, politics → Maarten



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