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The Language of George Orwell : Language of Literature - Roger Fowler

The Language of George Orwell

Language of Literature

Paperback Published: 11th October 1995
ISBN: 9780333549087
Number Of Pages: 264
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old

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George Orwell is well known for his strong views on language, society and politics, and admired for the robust, personal tone of his writings. The Language of George Orwell, the first detailed study of his style, demonstrates his stylistic versatility, and analyzes the linguistic techniques which create a variety of memorable effects in his novels and other prose works. Roger Fowler is a leading exponent of linguistic criticism, the method of analysis employed in this book.

Preface - Orwell's Life and Career - The Styles of Orwell - Orwell's Views on Language - Naturalism and Surrealism in Down and Out in Paris and London - Naturalism in Homage to Catalonia - Realism, Judgement and Symbolism in The Road to Wigan Pier - Voices of the Other: Dialects and Accents in Down and Out and A Clergyman's Daughter - Further Aspects of Style: Burmese Days - Self-narration: Coming up for Air - Animal Farm - Nineteen Eighty-Four

ISBN: 9780333549087
ISBN-10: 0333549082
Series: Language of Literature
Audience: General
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 11th October 1995
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 10