George Orwell, doubleness, and the value of decency [electronic resource] / by Anthony Stewart.
- New York : Routledge, 2003.
- Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32.
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32
1 online resource (216 p.)
- 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.
- Electronic books.
- 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.
- 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
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-191) and index.
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