1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release :1983-10-17
Total pages :648
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780547249643
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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.

1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Release :1977
Total pages :328
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0451524934
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Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities.

1984
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : Enrich Spot Limited
Release :2016-07-29
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9789881235602
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1984 is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949. ?The novel is set in Airstrip One, a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation. It is dictated by a political system named English Socialism under the control of the Inner Party, that persecutes individualism and independent thinking. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, Room 101, telescreen, 2 + 2 = 5, and memory holes, have entered into common use since its publication. In 2005, the novel was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels.

1984
Author : Gorge Gorge Orwell
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release :2018-03-13
Total pages :156
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1986508145
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1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell. The novel is set in Airstrip One, formerly Great Britain, a province of the superstate Oceania, whose residents are victims of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation. Oceania's political ideology, euphemistically named English Socialism (shortened to "Ingsoc" in Newspeak, the government's invented language that will replace English or Oldspeak) is enforced by the privileged, elite Inner Party. Via the "Thought Police," the Inner Party persecutes individualism and independent thinking, which are regarded as "thoughtcrimes." Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 - 21 January 1950), better known by his 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 best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). 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."

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Author : George Orwell,Matthew Dunster
Publisher : Oberon Books
Release :2012-06-21
Total pages :120
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781849433495
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War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. Winston Smith rewrites history for the Ministry of Truth, but when he’s handed a note that says simply ‘I love you’ by a woman he hardly knows, he decides to risk everything in a search for the real truth. In a world where cheap entertainment keeps the proles ignorant but content, where a war without end is always fought and the government is always watching, can Winston possibly hold onto what he feels inside? Or will he renounce everything, accept the Party’s reality and learn to love Big Brother? ‘Dunster – both in his faithful take on the story and in his sometimes extreme but always enthralling adaptation – gets close to the heart of Orwell’s warning, pointing up but not overemphasising its current political resonances.... Newspeak, Doublethink, Room 101 and Thought Police take on a chilling reality in this compelling production.’ – The Independent

George Orwell's 1984
Author : Robert Owens,George Orwell,Wilton E. Hall,William A. Miles
Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
Release :1963
Total pages :88
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0871295423
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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.

A Study Guide for George Orwell's 1984
Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
Release :2015-03-13
Total pages :15
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781410335302
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A Study Guide for George Orwell's "1984," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

George Orwell's Guide Through Hell
Author : Robert Plank
Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
Release :1994
Total pages :136
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780893704131
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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.

George Orwell's 1984
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release :2009-01-01
Total pages :124
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781438114682
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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.

101 Projects for Your Corvette 1984-1996
Author : Richard Newton
Publisher :
Release :
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1610607937
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One of the most popular and most easily acquired Corvettes is the C4, produced from 1984 through 1996. The performance enhancements, maintenance procedures and restoration tips provided in this book provide Corvette owners a wide variety of options to upgrade their cars, all within reasonable price ranges. Projects include restoration tips, time estimates, tools needed, expertise level, and money necessary to complete the project so the reader will know what is required before starting.