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Williams, Ian

Political and Cultural Perceptions of George Orwell

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Orwell
: Good or Ungood?
Ian Williams

Part I. Choking with Rage: Doublethink and Criticism

2. In Defense of Comrade Psmith
: The Orwellian
Treatment of Orwell

Ian Williams

3. The Orwellian
Method
Ian Williams

4.
Orwell
the Socialist
Ian Williams

5. Tangential Criticisms
Ian Williams

Part II. In Memoriam—Retrospective Views

6.
Orwell
’s Own Airstrip One
in 2014
Ian Williams

7. The Persistence of Pessimism, Oceania 20Years After Nineteen Eighteen-Four

Ian Williams

8. Afterlife of an Atheist
Ian Williams

Part III. Beyond the Telescreen—Snitching, Snooping and Surveillance

9. No Bother About Big Brother

Ian Williams

10. AlexanderCockburn
and “Snitching”
Ian Williams

11. The List
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Part IV. What Is Left?

12. Disabusing Idiocy? Orwell
and the Left
Ian Williams

13. And Orwell
and the Democratic Left
Ian Williams

14. Striking Back at the Empire
Ian Williams

Part V. Interlude

15. Revolution Is No Tea Party but It’s Easier in a Salon: Reading the Leaves Afterwards
Ian Williams

16.
Orwell
and the Left in the United States—The Under-Reported Side of Oceania!
Ian Williams

17. Letters to Oceania?
Ian Williams

18.
Irving Howe
, Orwell
’s Prophet in the USA
Ian Williams

Part VI. Cover Bards—Hitchens the Orwell Emulator and His Detractors

19.
Orwell
’s Lives
Ian Williams

20. Why Hitchens


Matters
Ian Williams

21.
Christopher Hitchens
and Orwell

Ian Williams

22. Antithesis Incarnate: Christopher Hitchens
, a Retrospective Glance
Ian Williams

23.
Hitchens

and the Iraq
War
Ian Williams

24. Truth in Journalism
Ian Williams

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Theory, Political History, Twentieth-Century Literature, Journalism and Broadcasting, Cultural Policy and Politics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Political Philosophy and Public Purpose
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349952540
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95253-3

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