The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell

The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell

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In a timely and radically new reappraisal of George Orwell's fiction, Loraine Saunders reads Orwell's novels as tales of successful emancipation rather than as fables of failure. Contending that Orwell's artistic achievements have been unjustly overlooked, Saunders brings needed attention to neglected novels such as A Clergyman's Daughter and Keep the Aspidistra Flying and offers fresh readings of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.... is essentially a proletarian writer, despite the fact that not one of his protagonists is representative of the manual labouring class. ... propagandaa#39;.2 Note Orwella#39;s use of the word a#39;supposeda#39;; this indicates Orwella#39;s dissatisfaction with the proletarian emphasis on class ... and all other doubtful cases that they are the proletariat (wp, v.i\\y 1 For example, David Madden a#39;s Proletarian Writers of the Thirtiesanbsp;...

Title:The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell
Author:Loraine Saunders
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2008


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