George Orwell's novel about the perils of totalitarian rule remains relevant more than 60 years after its 1949 publication. 1984 paints the bleak ...Show synopsisGeorge Orwell's novel about the perils of totalitarian rule remains relevant more than 60 years after its 1949 publication. 1984 paints the bleak picture of a society in which all information is controlled by the government, also known as Big Brother, and notions of individuality become increasingly compromised. Literature professor Harold Bloom introduces this volume of critical excerpts about this timely title. This new edition also features an annotated bibliography and an index for quick reference.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. A readable copy only. All pages and the cover are intact,...Fair. A readable copy only. All pages and the cover are intact, may not include dust jacket. Pages may include considerable notes in pen or have highlighting. Possible ex library copy. May not contain accessories.
Description:Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with...Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Description:Near Fine. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. A NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY...Near Fine. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. A NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY/HARCOURT BRACE JOVANOVICH BOOK. FIRST PLUME PRINTING APRIL 1983 (stated) plus 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 on copyright page. 267 pages. Select Bibliography. The classic novel by the British journalist and author of ANIMAL FARM and HOMAGE TO CATALONIA. The basis for the 1984 film adaptation of the same name starring John Hurt, Richard Burton and Suzanna Hamilton. Special Peface by Walter Cronkite and Afterword by Eric Fromm. A near fine copy in white wrappers (with green trim and white front cover, 1984 in red with purple shadow and GEORGE ORWELL in blue with dark blue shadow). Light rubbing along its edges. No reading or folding creases. Excellent text.
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If The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1984, and The Great Gatsby were all tossed into a literary cage-fighting match together, which book would emerge as the victor? To make this interesting, let's include The Hunger Games, which isn't a literarly classic like the others but IS about ...
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