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Homage To Catalonia

Author : George Orwell
ISBN : 0436231395
Genre : History
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In 1936 Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War and instead joined the fight against the Fascists. This famous account describes the war and Orwell' s experiences. Introduction by Lionel Trilling.

Orwell In Spain

Author : George Orwell
ISBN : 9780141913902
Genre : Literary Collections
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The volume collects together, for the first time ever, Orwell's writings on his experience of the Spanish Civil War - the chaos at the Front, the futile young deaths for what became a confused cause, the antique weapons and the disappointment many British Socialists felt on arriving in Spain to help. ORWELL IN SPAIN includes the complete text of HOMAGE TO CATALONIA.

Homage To Catalonia Down And Out In Paris And London

Author : George Orwell
ISBN : 9780544943551
Genre : Fiction
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Homage to Catalonia is both a memoir of Orwell’s experience at the front in the Spanish Civil War and a tribute to those who died in what he called a fight for common decency. Down and Out in Paris and London chronicles the adventures of a penniless British writer who finds himself rapidly descending into the seedy heart of two great European cities. This edition brings together two powerful works from one of the finest writers of the twentieth century.

Homage To Catalonia By George Orwell Book Analysis

Author : Bright Summaries
ISBN : 9782808012980
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Homage to Catalonia with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell, a first-person account of the author’s experiences fighting on the side of the Spanish Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. Along with thousands of others from around the world, Orwell travelled to Spain to fight against Franco’s Nationalists with the aim of stemming the rising tide of Fascism in Europe. His account of his time in Spain aims to cut through the propaganda and myths surrounding the conflict, and it remains an important documentary work. In addition to non-fiction accounts such as Homage to Catalonia, Down and Out in Paris and London and The Road to Wigan Pier, Orwell wrote the celebrated novels 1984 and Animal Farm. He is remembered as one of the most acclaimed and influential British writers of the 20th century. Find out everything you need to know about Homage to Catalonia in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Homage To Catalonia And For Whom The Bell Tolls

Author : Jolene Hart
ISBN : OCLC:52895103
Genre : Historiography
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Explores the emergence of George Orwell's personal memoir, Homage to Catalonia, and Ernest Hemingway's romantic novel, For whom the bell tolls, following the authors' experiences in Spain during the Spanish Civil War.

Homage To Catalonia

Author : George Orwell (Writer, Great Britain)
ISBN : OCLC:633050765
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Author : Scott Lucas
ISBN : 1904341330
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Accessible and affordable biography, illustrated throughout in color

The Orwell Mystique

Author : Daphne Patai
ISBN : 0870234471
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines all of Orwell's major novels, essays, and journalism and argues that his reputation for moral authority is undercut by condescending attitude toward women.

Orwell And The Politics Of Despair

Author : Alok Rai
ISBN : 0521397472
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Drawing on a wide range of Orwell's writing Rai charts his progression from rebellion through reconciliation to despair.

Apollinaire And The International Avant Garde

Author : Willard Bohn
ISBN : 0791431959
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This literary history examines Guillaume Apollinaire's reception and influence in the Western hemisphere during the early twentieth century. Ir identifies and reconstructs major literary and art historical paths of development, about which surprisingly little is known. In particular, it discusses Apollinaire's reception and formative influence in North America, England, Germany, Spain, Argentina, and Mexico, and includes important documents by Apollinaire himself that have not appeared in print until now. "Bohn brings together a worldwide network of writers, artists, and critics to reveal the role and centrality of Apollinaire as the icon of Parisian modernism, cult figure of the avant-garde, poet with a new series of techniques, esthetician of the New, innovator of modern culture, and literary and cultural arbiter of his generation. "This is Rezeptionsesthetik in its most intense form. It is the definitive reference book for checking on who had any dealings with Apollinaire, the man or his work, and French modernism in English, German, Spanish or Catalan linguistic and cultural domains in both the Old and New Worlds. Bohn's translations from the various languages he commands are superb and prove that he is always working from source material. His text is simply a tour de force, a virtuoso performance". -- Seth L. Wolitz, University of Texas, Austin "Given the centrality of French poetry for European and New World poetry since Baudelaire, one simply cannot overstate Apollinaire's role in the evolution of the most advanced poetry written throughout Europe and North and South America since circa 1900. However, no one before has tracked his impact on avant-garde circles outsideFrance with so much attention to the specifics involved. Bohn has emerged as the dean of Apollinaire studies in North America; thus everything he has to say about the poet has the ring of absolute authority". -- Robert W. Greene, State University of New York, Albany

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