AUTHOR | GEORGE ORWELL



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George Orwell | Novelist, political writer and journalist



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Eric Arthur Blair , who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is perhaps best known for his dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, are widely acclaimed, as are his essays on politics, literature, language, and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of 'The 50 greatest British writers since 1945'.
Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture, and the term Orwellian—descriptive of totalitari


Born: 1903-06-25

Born in: Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India

Died: 1950-01-21







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A writer inevitably - and less directly this applies...

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I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives wit...

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Every generation imagines itself to be more intellig...

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Good novel are written by people who are not frighte...

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I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not...

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Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, n...

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Perhaps a man really dies when his brain stops, when...

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A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he write...

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We shall meet in the place where there is no darknes...

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The imagination, like certain wild animals, will not...

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If people cannot write well, they cannot think well,...

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At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of...

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All animals are equal, but some animals are more equ...

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Gordon eyed them with inert hatred. At this moment h...

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