Essays on Orwell publication

Scope and Content

A series of essays which Bernard Crick wanted published to mark the centenary of Eric Blair’s birth in 2003. Includes an outline of the book and notes. Essays included are “Orwell as essayist”; “Orwell and the business of biography”; “The Lion and the unicorn”; “Orwell and English Socialism”; “Animal Farm for schools”; “The Complete Orwell”; “Hilary’s Sonia and Sonia’s Hilary”; “Big Brother: populism, democracy and the use and abuse of Orwell”; and “On the Orwell Trail”.