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George Orwell, doubleness, and the value of decency [electronic resource] / by Anthony Stewart.

Author/Creator:
Stewart, Anthony, 1964-
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series:
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32.
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (216 p.)
Subjects:
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Ethics.
Difference (Psychology) in literature.
Conduct of life in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In its analysis of Animal Farm, Burmese Days, Keep the Aspidistra Flying and Nineteen Eighty-Four, this book argues that George Orwell's fiction and non-fiction weigh the benefits and costs of a doubled perspective.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; On Decency, Doubleness, and Updating Orwell; Hardly Above Suspicion: Hypocrisy, Decency, and Sincerity in Burmese Days; The Secret Art of Not Making Good: Gordon Comstock's Childish Narrowness in Keep the Aspidistra Flying; An Absence of Pampering: The Betrayal of the Rebellion and the End of Decency in Animal Farm; The Heresy of Common Sense: The Prohibition of Decency in Nineteen Eighty-Four; Conclusion: Decency or Tolerance?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-191) and index.
ISBN:
1-135-92443-0
1-135-92444-9
1-138-97514-1
1-280-07622-4
0-203-48952-7
OCLC:
252930258
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