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Published: 17 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372172-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7217-2
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390763-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9076-3
... interest, while a handful (Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward, George Orwell’s Nine- 18 T h e T w o D E AT h s o f t h e 1 9 9 0 s teen Eighty-Four, Sébastien Mercier’s L’an 2440, Étienne Cabet’s Voyage en Icarie, and, of course, Thomas More’s founding work) transformed their...
Published: 03 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390640-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9064-0
... experience, so invisible, as it were, that we are capable of forgetting it as we forget the blood in our veins. —GEORGE ORWELL, ‘‘Down the Mine’’ On the Work 4 of Human Hands A few years ago I took the opportunity to visit the...
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-051
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 20 May 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9265-1
... had probably never heard of, and people who have long known George Orwell will learn about the town in India where he was born; Arthur Miller, after his brief stay in Patna, along with Tennessee Williams, following a performance in Bombay, are for a while returning home, a little bit changed...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387794-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8779-4
... heart ANOTHER ELEPHANT KILL From the literary point of view, Gauthereau’s is not a very interesting or well-told story. But, then, most writers are not George Orwell. It is clear that Gauthereau modeled his tale after Orwell’s famous story ‘‘Shooting an Elephant In fact, the...
Published: 20 May 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9265-1
... George Orwell A British writer born in Motihari Ulan Bator An imaginary place conjured by a man on his marriage-bed xii ...
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By Bruce Robbins
Published: 17 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7217-2
... Press, 2014). “Barbarians at the Gates,” n+1, November 2015 (online). “George Orwell, Cosmopolitanism, and Global Justice” in Bruce Robbins and Paulo Lemos Horta, eds., Cosmopolitanisms. New York: New York University Press, 2017. “The Financial Sector as a Zone of Moral Confusion...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393047-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9304-7
... dirt, or purity and impurity, to orchestrations of shame and comfort, to resonances of other sensual worlds, and on to the social ontology of bodies. Orwell At the same time as Gregory Bateson was undertaking fieldwork among the Iatmul people...
Published: 21 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383369-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8336-9
... it. Enter the ghost of disappointment. Enter anti-utopia. Forced Happiness Nineteen eighty-four is the symbol of socialist anti-utopia, thanks to Orwell’s well-known novel. But the trend was already there. In 1920 the brand-new press of the Soviet Socialist State published a curious book: The...
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By Renata Salecl
Published: 03 July 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381082-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8108-2
..., Orwell, George, jealousy, tragic, Othello, jouissance, Other, nonexis- tent femi- Out of the Past, nine, jalouissance, pagan, Paglia, Camille, phallic versus Other’s,  paranoia...
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By Nicholas De Genova
Published: 27 September 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8709-1
... books and was betrayed into purple passages, sentences without meaning, decorative adjectives, and humbug generally.—George Orwell, ‘‘Why I Write’’ This book arises from the extensive connections between the United States and Mexico and must account for...
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By Frank Lentricchia
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381679-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8167-9
... Huxley, Aldous, 85, 97 Neuharth, Allen, 89-91, 97 North, Oliver, 202 Iacocca, Lee, 90 Ingersoll, Ralph II, 89, 97 O'Connor, Flannery, 2 Orwell, George, 97, 202 James, Henry, 80...
Published: 01 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393498-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9349-8
... paintings but on the process of creation and education in the process. Re- searching current politics and reading George Orwell’s Animal Farm as preparation for a work is something these kids may never have done other- wise, but Rollins’s reliance on Eurocentric literary classics for...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... me of one of my Writing My Own Satya • 101 • heroes, George Orwell, who once wrote an essay about this.3 Orwell had a plain honesty about him. It is easy to forget, while reading Orwell, that this honesty is a quality that he achieves on the page...
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By Herman Lebovics
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387794-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8779-4
..., xiii, 82–83, 114–15 analysis, 14–17, 124–25 n. 14, 125 Althusser, Louis, 102–3, 125 n. 19 n. 16; modernist social experi- Amerindian art, 75 ments, 10–11; Orwell’s ambiva- Anderson, Perry, 101, 112, 141 n. 45 lence toward imperial role, 5–13; Andrew, Dudley, 35–36, 39 structural...
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By Arnold Bauer
Published: 12 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391579-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9157-9
... manages to reread Orwell’s Homage to Catalo- nia and keeps up with the daily Herald Tribune and Le Monde. Reading Orwell, sitting on a bench in the great walkway of La Rambla, the scene of tumultuous political demonstrations during the Spanish civil war, calls up mixed emotions. Orwell was much...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398004-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9800-4
... understood as a way of coming to grips with reality-a reality de• fined by pain and loss-it became a way to avoid harsh realities and to practice deceptive manipulations.! As many students of college compo• sition courses learn, George Orwell in his famous essay "The Politics of the English Language...
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By Herman Lebovics
Published: 01 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8779-4
... of these aids to the donors, Europe has benefited mightily.∞ But here, my subject is a more sharply focused look at how imperialism abroad, however much seen as benefi- cial to the national project, has been damaging to democratic e√orts at home. The point of Orwell’s short story was his...
Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9304-7