Home eBooks Critical Companion to George Orwell


Critical Companion to George Orwell
  • Authored by: Edward Quinn
  • From the Series: Critical Companion to
  • Trim Size:
  • ISBN-10: 1438108737
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0873-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • Your Price:
    Sign In for Pricing
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 828
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 464

Summary

George Orwell is one of the great writers of the 20th century, famous for his direct and powerful style as well as for his fictional condemnations of totalitarianism.

The new Critical Companion to George Orwell is an up-to-date and useful reference to Orwell's life and work for high school and college-level students. All his works are covered, including two of the most-recognized novels of the 20th century: Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four; his famous essays, such as "Politics and the English Language" and "Shooting an Elephant"; his book-length nonfiction, such as Homage to Catalonia and Down and Out in Paris and London; and more. Also included are detailed entries on his life and related people, places, and topics.

Entries include:

  • Synopses and critical assessments of all Orwell's major work
  • Descriptions of characters in Orwell's fiction, such as Winston Smith, Napoleon the pig, and more
  • Descriptions of people, places, and topics important in Orwell's life and work, such as communism, the Spanish civil war, and more
  • Appendixes, including a chronology and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

Specifications

eBook

Reviews and Awards

"...may be the most thorough reference work devoted to [the] subject...an exemplary study of this important figure."


Library Journal

"...condenses a great deal of information into a form suitable for undergraduates but also of value to all of Orwell's readers. Recommended."


Choice

Please sign in to see your eBook pricing and to be able to add items to your Cart or Wish List.
Title Your Price Format Status Add to Wish List Add to Cart
Critical Companion to Alice Walker
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Arthur Miller
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Charles Dickens
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Chaucer
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Dante
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Edgar Allan Poe
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Emily Dickinson
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Ernest Hemingway
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Eugene O'Neill, 2-Volume Set
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Flannery O'Connor
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to George Orwell
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Henry James
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Herman Melville
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to J.D. Salinger, Second Edition
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to J.K. Rowling
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Jack London
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to James Joyce
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Jane Austen
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to John Steinbeck
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Jonathan Swift
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Kurt Vonnegut
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Mark Twain, 2-Volume Set
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Mary Shelley
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Maya Angelou
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Philip Roth
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Robert Frost
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to T. S. Eliot
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to the Bible
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Tim O'Brien
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Toni Morrison
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Walt Whitman
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to William Butler Yeats
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to William Faulkner
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to William Shakespeare, 2-Volume Set
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In
Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston
–––––– eBook In Stock Sign In Sign In

Standing Order Plan

A Standing Order Plan saves you both time and money without risking a penny of your acquisitions budget. The number of copies you indicate of each new title under the plan you select will automatically as the new edition becomes available. If, for any reason, you wish to cancel your subscription to the plan, please contact our Customer Service Department.

Standing Order Plan available for The World Almanac® for Kids:
Plan WK1 Single-title hardcover edition at 20% discount

You can use this order form (pdf) to sign up for any of our Standing Order Plans, or you can contact our Customer Service Department:

Email: custserv@factsonfile.com
Phone Number (toll-free): 1-800-322-8755
Fax Number (toll-free): 1-800-678-3633

FREE Learning Resources