1984

Book Title : 1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 1983-10-17
Pages : 648
ISBN : 9780547249643
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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George Orwell’s 1984 takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity. “Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—The New Yorker In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. Lionel Trilling said of Orwell’s masterpiece, “1984 is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present.” Though the year 1984 now exists in the past, Orwell’s novel remains an urgent call for the individual willing to speak truth to power.

Book Title : 1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release Date : 1977
Pages : 328
ISBN : 0451524934
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities.

Book Title : George Orwell s 1984
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2009-01-01
Pages : 124
ISBN : 9781438114682
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Examines different aspects of Orwell's anti-utopian classic, with a biographical sketch of the author and critical essays on this work.

Book Title : Nineteen Eighty Four
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release Date : 2013-02-07
Pages : 416
ISBN : 9780718193645
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, 1984, now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J. Taylor. Ever since its publication in 1948, George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian regime where Big Brother controls its citizens like 'a boot stamping on a human face' has become a touchstone for human freedom, and one of the most widely-read books in the world. In this new annotated edition Orwell's biographer D. J. Taylor elucidates the full meaning of this timeless satire, explaining contemporary references in the novel, placing it in the context of Orwell's life, elaborating on his extraordinary use of language and explaining the terms such as Newspeak, Doublethink and Room 101 that have become familiar phrases today.

Book Title : George Orwell s 1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
Release Date : 1963
Pages : 88
ISBN : 0871295423
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A dramatized version of the novel that depicts life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities.

Book Title : 1984
Author : Gilbert Borman
Publisher : Cliff Notes
Release Date : 1998
Pages : 55
ISBN : 0822008998
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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If your latest assignment has you so confused that you're actually beginning to think that 2 + 2 does equal 5, then let CliffsNotes on 1984 help you navigate the tumultuous waters of George Orwell's dystopian world of Oceania. The expert commentaries and critical analyses in this study guide will help you decipher the Doublethink and Newspeak of what is possibly the most complicated socio-political novel ever written. Character studies of protagonist Winston Smith, his ally and love interest Julia, his nemesis O'Brien, and Big Brother himself give you insight into what it might be like to live in such an oppressed society, and the CliffsNotes Review and Resource Center will provide you with valuable tools for getting the most out of Orwell's classic novel.

Book Title : Animal Farm and 1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 2003-06-01
Pages : 400
ISBN : 0547504187
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This edition features George Orwell's best known novels – 1984 and Animal Farm – with an introduction by Christopher Hitchens. In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith joins a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. 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?

Book Title : George Orwell s Guide Through Hell
Author : Robert Plank
Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
Release Date : 1994
Pages : 136
ISBN : 9780893704131
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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It is difficult now to recall the enormous impact that George Orwell's classic dystopia, Nineteen Eighty-Four, had on the psyche of the western world. Written by a dying man in the grimmest of circumstances, the novel was intended as both a warning against totalitarianism and the debasement of language, and as a reaction to Orwell's personal experiences with English socialism and World War II. Clearly, "1984" has turned out differently than Orwell depicted. Yet the power of the novel remains undiminished: it continues to scare and enlighten future generations of readers nearly a half century after its original publication. Well-known scholar Robert Plank provides a psychological examination of the roots of Nineteen Eighty-Four, and the curious parallels between the book and its antecedents, including the film Citizen Kane, the novels of Dostoevsky and Kafka, the philosophy of Whorf, Orwell's own life and works, and many other obvious and hidden influences. Complete with chronology, notes, bibliographies, and index.

Book Title : George Orwell s 1984
Author : Kit Reed
Publisher : Barron's Educational Series
Release Date : 1984
Pages : 118
ISBN : 0764191004
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A guide to reading "1984" with a critical and appreciative mind. Includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list.

Book Title : 1984 MAXNotes Literature Guides
Author : Karen Brodeur
Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
Release Date : 2012-04-27
Pages : 120
ISBN : 0738665487
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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REA's MAXnotes for George Orwell's 1984 MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.