Book Discussion of George Orwell’s 1984 (event archive)

April 25, 2013 by  

A lively  discussion of George Orwell’s book, 1984 moderated by Dr. Tibor Mándi (ELTE).

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Eric Arthur Blair (1903 –1950) known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, political writer and journalist. He was born in British India, raised in England, served as an imperial policemen in Burma, and lived in the poorest parts of London and Paris searching for inspiration. Orwell wrote novels and books inspired by personal experiences from the Spanish Civil War and World War II, and terms like Orwellian, thoughtcrime, Thought Police and Big Brother entered the language as his legacy. His novels, like Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four had a huge cultural impact worldwide and were adapted in film, radio, television and stage.

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This event was for CSS members only.

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