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Orwell, George 1903-1950

Works: 4,644 works in 20,301 publications in 65 languages and 265,222 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Science fiction  Fables  Dystopian fiction  History  Satirical literature  Allegories  Biographies 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Originator, Honoree, zxx, Translator, Composer, Adapter, 070
Classifications: PR6029.R8, 823.912
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Most widely held works about George Orwell
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Most widely held works by George Orwell
Animal farm by George Orwell( Book )

2,571 editions published between 1900 and 2022 in 55 languages and held by 22,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

1,284 editions published between 1800 and 2022 in 14 languages and held by 17,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eternal warfare is the price of bleak prosperity in this satire of totalitarian barbarism
1984 by George Orwell( Book )

1,216 editions published between 1900 and 2022 in 49 languages and held by 6,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ninety Eighty-Four is Orwell's terrifing vision of a totalitarian future. Its hero, Winston Smith, is a worker at the Ministry of Truth, where he falsifies records for the party. Secretly subversive, he and his colleague Julia try to free themselves from political slavery but the price of freedom is betrayal."--Publisher's description
Burmese days : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

372 editions published between 1901 and 2023 in 15 languages and held by 4,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burmese Days is set in 1920s imperial Burma, in the fictional district of Kyauktada. The story involves U Po Kyin, a corrupt Burmese magistrate, who works to destroy the reputation of the Indian Dr. Veraswami, so he (Kyin) can be admitted to the European Club instead of the more likely Dr. Veraswami. The Doctor's main protection is his friendship with John Flory who, as a pukka sahib (European white man), has higher prestige. U Po Kyin, however, succeeds and is admitted to the club. Racism and classism undergird the actions of the major characters. Kyin plans to redeem his life and cleanse his sins by financing pagodas. He dies of apoplexy before he can even start on building the first pagoda and his wife envisages him returning to life as a frog or rat. --modified slightly from
Animal farm by George Orwell( Recording )

247 editions published between 1945 and 2022 in 6 languages and held by 4,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the animals at Manor Farm revolt against their master, their goal is to establish an ideal community based on hard work, honesty, and the equality of all animals. Animal Farm, as they rename it, briefly fulfills the ideal. But soon, through manipulation and aggression by those who assume power, the farm's founding principles are slowly eroded and abolished
The road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell( Book )

317 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 3,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell's documentary report on conditions among the unemployed in the north of England and what he considers to be wrong with Socialism and Socialists
1984 by George Orwell( Recording )

239 editions published between 1948 and 2022 in 16 languages and held by 3,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent -- even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101
Keep the aspidistra flying by George Orwell( Book )

285 editions published between 1901 and 2022 in 12 languages and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon Comstock refuses to be corrupted by the world around him and chooses a low paying job and a life of poverty over prosperity and family responsibilities; however, the more he struggles against the money god, the more he realizes that it is a futile journey
Coming up for air by George Orwell( Book )

322 editions published between 1901 and 2022 in 16 languages and held by 2,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond recognition, and the principal event of his holiday is an accidental bombing by the RAF
A clergyman's daughter by George Orwell( Book )

247 editions published between 1901 and 2022 in 9 languages and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the book's jacket insert: George Orwell's third novel, which has been out of print in this country since its original publication in the thirties, is vintage Orwell in its theme, its spirit, and its style. Dorothy Hare is the perfect daughter of a clergyman. She spends here time in good works, She cultivates good thoughts and pricks her arm with a pin when a bad one arises. And she does her best to bridge the gap between her father's fanciful view of his position in the world and such realities as the butcher's bill. But even Dorothy's strength has its limits, and one night as she works feverishly to finish the costumes for the church-school play, she blacks out. She comes to on a London street, clad in a sleazy dress and unaware of her identity. She is fair game for the tough but friendly Nobby and his cockney pals, who befriend her for the half crown in her pocket. There follows a series of adventures: "pickin' 'ops" in Kent; a night with the down-and-outers in Trafalgar Square-a scene that Richard H. Rovere has said: "may well be the finest thing in all of Orwell's fiction"; teaching in a grubby day school for girls-a whirl of episodes spun out with all the verve and vividness, the biting humor, and the complete authority that Orwell was able to command
Down and out in Paris and London : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

364 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in 12 languages and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is a picaresque account of living on the breadline in Paris and the experience of casual labour in restaurant kitchens. The second part is a travelogue of life on the road in and around London from the tramp's perspective, with descriptions of the types of hostel accommodation available and some of the characters to be found living on the margins.
The collected essays, journalism, and letters of George Orwell by George Orwell( Book )

70 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell is a major figure in twentieth-century literature. During his lifetime he published ten books and two collections of essays. Orwell seldom "reported" and he never took a line other than the one himself felt at the moment of writing. His essays are certainly some of the greatest in that most difficult genre. His widow and her co-editor have collected everything Orwell would have considered an essay, all the journalism that was not purely ephemeral, and those letters which contribute to our understanding of his life and writing. The material is arranged chronologically, and gives a continuous picture of Orwell's life as well as his work. -- From publisher's description
Shooting an elephant, and other essays by George Orwell( Book )

49 editions published between 1950 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The untimely death of George Orwell early in 1950 removed from the literary scene a writer at the peak of his powers. With the publication of his novel "Nineteen Eighty-four", he had reached his widest audience with his greatest theme. At the time of his death Mr. Orwell was working on a collection of writings, the finished portion of which is presented in this posthumous volume. -- From publisher's description
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell( Book )

371 editions published between 1070 and 2022 in 14 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homage to Catalonia is political journalist and novelist George Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations in the Spanish Civil War
Animal farm ; 1984 by George Orwell( Book )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal Farm is Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution -- an account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm--a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. But are they?
The Orwell reader : fiction, essays, and reportage by George Orwell( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and Italian and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1.] Prologue in Burma: Shooting an elephant -- A hanging -- From Burmese days -- [2.] The thirties: From Down and out in Paris and London -- How the poor die -- From A clergyman's daughter -- From Keep the aspidistra flying -- From The road to Wigan Pier -- From Homage to Catalonia -- From Coming up for air -- [3.] World War II and after: From The lion and the unicorn : socialism and the English genius -- England your England -- Rudyard Kipling -- Politics vs. literature : an examination of "Gulliver's travels"--Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool -- In defense of P.G. Wodehouse -- Reflections on Gandhi -- Second thoughts on James Burnham -- Politics and the English language -- The prevention of literature -- "I write as I please": Decline of the English murder ; Some thoughts on the common toad ; A good word for the vicar of Bray -- Why I write -- From Nineteen eighty-four -- "Such, such were the joys ..."
Dickens, Dali & others : studies in popular culture by George Orwell( Book )

34 editions published between 1946 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by Sydney Harris
A collection of essays by George Orwell( Book )

34 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such, such were the joys ... -- Charles Dickens -- The art of Donald McGill -- Rudyard Kipling -- Raffles and Miss Blandish -- Shooting an elephant -- Politics and the English language -- Reflections on Gandhi -- Marrakech -- Looking back on the Spanish War -- Inside the whale -- England your England -- Boys' weeklies -- Why I write
Orwell, the war commentaries by George Orwell( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These 49 talks, written and in part delivered by Orwell from December 20, 1941, to March 13, 1943, over the BBC, were designed to counter the lies and misrepresentations being broadcast via Axis radio stations. West has restored most of the passages that were deleted by the Ministry of Information censor and provides clarifying footnotes, some of which identify clear foreshadowings of the novelist's Nineteen Eighty-Four. Orwell not only reported on weekly developments in the main theaters of war but on campaigns such as the invasion of Madagascar and early raids on the coast of Europe. The commentaries are followed by an appendix containing a selection of Axis broadcasts, including a German account of the British victory at El-Alamein and a talk by ``Lord Haw-Haw'' on the Communist threat to Great Britain. Admirers of Orwell will be interested to see how a writer of his stature perceived the war as it progressed week by week. The texts of Orwell's talks and the Axis broadcasts in the appendix provide a rare look at a propaganda war. -- Publisher's Weekly
Orwell, the lost writings by George Orwell( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scripts and other writings published here were written by Orwell when he worked full time for the BBC from 1940 to 1943 (actually, they were known to be on file in the BBC Archives but were apparently not regarded as important enough to be published). This collection, in need of more generous and scholarly footnoting but with a helpful introduction by the editor, includes previously unprinted ad aptations Orwell made of some of his favorite stories of Silone, H.G.Wells, and Anatole France, as well as 250 letters he wrote to writers and contributors to the BBC. A poetry radio magazine called Voice and a story with chapters written by separate authors commissioned by Orwell are also reprinted here. Yet to be published are scripts Orwell wrote for the BBC while not a full-time employee (and whose copyrights are owned by publishers other than the BBC). A welcome addition to Orwelliana
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Nineteen eighty-four : a novel 1984
Nineteen eighty-four : a novel1984Burmese days : a novelAnimal farmThe road to Wigan Pier1984Keep the aspidistra flyingComing up for air
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Aowei'er 1903-1950

Aoweier, Qiaozhi.

Aoweier, Qiaozhi, 1903-1950

Āravēla, Jorja

Āravēla, Jorja 1903-1950

Ārvel, Jārg 1903-1950

Ārvel, Jārji 1903-1950

Aūrūal, Jūrj

Blair E. A. 1903-1950

Blair Eric

Blair , Eric <1903-1950>

Blair, Eric A.

Blair, Eric A. 1903-1950

Blair Eric Arthur

Blair Eric Arthur 1903-1950

Blair, Eric Hugh, 1903-1950

Bleiras Erikas Artūras

Blērs, Eriks Arturs, 1903-1950

Corc Oruell


Džordžs Orvels

Eric Arthur Blair

George Orwell

George Orwell 1903-1950

George Orwell Angla verkisto (1903–1950)

George Orwell angol író, kritikus, újságíró

George Orwell britischer Schriftsteller, Essayist und Journalist (1903–1950)

George Orwell britisk forfatter

George Orwell Brits schrijver

George Orwell britský novinár a spisovateľ

George Orwell britský spisovatel a novinář

George Orwell brittiläinen kirjailija ja lehtimies

George Orwell brittisk författare och journalist

George Orwell écrivain britannique

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George Orwell English author and journalist

George Orwell escriptor i periodista anglés

George Orwell escritor e jornalista britânico

George Orwell escritor y periodista inglés

George Orwell Inggles a mannurat

George Orwell İngiliz yazar ve gazeteci

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Georgius Orwell

Jārj Ārvil 1903-1950

Joorj Orwel Qoraa iyo wariye Ingriisi ah

Jorj Vorwel 1903-1950

Juṛj uṛwil

O wel, Jo ji 1903-1950

Ôravela, Jôrja, 1903-1950

Oravēla, Jyorja

Oravēla, Jyorja 1903-1950

Oruel, Dzhordzh 1903-1950

Oruel, G.

Oruel, G 1903-1950

Oruell 1903-1950

Oruell, Dzhordzh 1903-1950

Oruell, Dzjordzj 1903-1950

Oruėll, Džordž

Oruėll, Džordž 1903-1950

Oruell, Zhorzh 1903-1950

Orvel, Džordž

Orvel, Džordž 1903-1950

Orṿel, G'org' 1903-1950

Orvelas Dž.

Orvelas Džordžas

Orvell, D.

Orvell , Džordž

Orvell, Džordž 1903-1950

Orvell, Georg 1903-1950

Orvels, Dž. (Džordžs), 1903-1950

Orvels, Džordžs 1903-1950

Orwal, Ǧarǧ 1903-1950

ʾOrwal, Ǧorǧ

ʾOrwal, Ǧorǧ 1903-1950

Orwêł, Corc, 1903-1950

Orwel, George

ʾŌrwel, Gʹorgʹ

ʾŌrwel, Gʹorgʹ 1903-1950

Orwel, Joorj, 1903-1950

Ôrwêl, ǰorǰ 1903-1950


Orwell 1903-1950

Orwell , Dzoraz

Orwell, G.

Orwell G. 1903-1950

Orwell, G. (George), 1903-1950

Orwell, Georg

Orwell, Georg 1903-1950

Orwell, George

Orwell, George 1903-1950

Orwell Georges 1903-1950

Orwell, Jerzy.

Orwelli George

Ouweier, Qiaozhi, 1903-1950

Owel, Joji 1903-1950

Ōweru, Jōji 1903-1950

Ūrvil, Jurj 1903-1950

Ūrwal, Ǧurǧ 1903-1950

Ūrwīl, Ǧūrǧ

Ūrwīl, Ǧūrǧ 1903-1950

Uwrūwīl, Ǧūrǧ

Uwrūwīl, Ǧūrǧ 1903-1950

Xor-wel 1903-1950

Τζορτζ Όργουελ Άγγλος συγγραφέας και δημοσιογράφος

Блэр Э. А. 1903-1950

Блэр, Эрик Артур 1903-1950

Джордж Орвелл англійський письменник і публіцист

Джордж Оруел английски писател и журналист

Джордж Оруэл англійскі пісьменнік і публіцыст

Джордж Оруэлл английский писатель и публицист

Дьордь Оруэлл

Жорж Орвелл

Жорж Оруэлл

Орвелл Д. 1903-1950

Орвелл Джордж

Орвелл, Джордж, 1903-1950

Орвелл, Джордж, pseudonüüm, 1903-1950.

Оруэлл Д. 1903-1950

Оруэлл Джордж

Оруэлл, Джордж 1903-1950

Оруэлл, Джордж, псевд., 1903-1950.

Џорџ Орвел

Ҷорҷ Оруэлл

Ճորճ Օրուէլ

Ջորջ Օրվել

אורוול, ג׳ורג׳

אורוול, ג'ורג'

אורוול, גורג 1903-1950

אורול, ג׳ורג׳ 1903-1950

ארוועל, ג'ורג' 1903-1950

בלייר, אריק

בלר, אריק ארתור

ג'ורג' אורוול סופר בריטי

آرول، جارج، 1903-1950

ارول، جورج

أرول، جورج، 1903-1950

أورول، جورج، 1903-1950

اورول، جورج، اسم مستعار

اورويل، جورج

أورويل، جورج، 1903-1950.

بلير، اريك

بلير، اريك (Blair, Eric)

بلير، إريك آرثر، 1903-1950

جارج اورویل

جارج اورویل انگریز ادیب اور صحافی

جورج ارول

جورج اورول

جورج اورول نویسنده و روزنامه‌نگار انگلیسی

جورج أورويل

جورج أورويل، 1903-1950

جورج اورويل، 1903-1950 م

جورج أورويل كاتب وصحفي إنجليزي

جورج اورڤل

جۆرج ئۆروێڵ نووسەر و ڕۆژنامەوانی ئینگلیزی

जर्ज अरवेल

जॉर्ज ऑरवेल

জর্জ অরওয়েল

ਜਾਰਜ ਆਰਵੈੱਲ

ஜார்ஜ் ஆர்வெல்

ಜಾರ್ಜ್‌ ಆರ್ವೆಲ್‌

ജോർജ്ജ് ഓർവെൽ

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블레어, 에릭 아서 1903-1950

오오웰 1903-1950

오오웰, 조오지 1903-1950

오웰 1903-1950

오웰, G. 1903-1950

오웰, 조오지 1903-1950

오웰, 조지 1903-1950

오웰, 죠지 1903-1950

조오지 오오웰

조지 오웰 1903-1950

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죠지 오웰 1903-1950

ጆርጅ ኦርወል

オーウェル, G.

オーウェル, ジョージ

オーウェル, ジョージ 1903-1950

オウエル, ジョージ


ジョージ・オーウェル 1903-1950

ブレア, エリック・アーサー


乔治·奥威尔 英國作家、記者


佐治奧威爾 奧氏好辯,善罵世,留心著述,所撰《動物農莊》、《一九八四》,以寓言警世,俱行於代


奥威尓, 乔治

奥威尔乔治 1903-1950

欧威尔, 乔治, 1903-1950