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Orwell

George, real name Eric Arthur Blair. 1903--50, English novelist and essayist, born in India. He is notable for his social criticism, as in The Road to Wigan Pier (1932); his account of his experiences of the Spanish Civil War Homage to Catalonia (1938); and his satirical novels Animal Farm (1945), an allegory on the Russian Revolution, and 1984 (1949), in which he depicts an authoritarian state of the future

Orwell

Lazy functional language, Miranda-like. List comprehensions and pattern matching. "Introduction to Orwell 5.00", P.L. Wadler et al, Programming Research Group, Oxford U, 1988.
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Therefore, if Orwell was concerned not only with the individual abuse of power (as per Crothers) but also with crafting suitable institutions to account for that potential, then Orwell's concerns were essentially the same as those of Public Choice.
We suspect that dragging Orwell into it won't matter much in the end, except to intrigue some additional readers to check out his books, in whatever format.
It's a damn shame that the popular knowledge of Orwell is so myopically limited to Big Brother and "four legs good, two legs bad," because Orwell's essay, (https://www.
The Unexamined Orwell is not a study of Orwell's published work but rather an investigation of various aspects of the "myth" of George Orwell, including the profound influence this myth has had on his followers over the past half century.
Orwell is wonderful on boy's weeklies and how to make a cup of tea.
Unlike Orwell, however, it might be argued that Mr Armstrong appears less interested in finding the truth of the situation than in confirming his belief that the desperate conditions of the 1930s are being repeated, indeed, may even be worse as the UK struggles to recover from its latest recession.
What's more, they show Orwell to be nearly Jeffersonian in his combined passion for politics and for the natural world, not merely for fishing but also for the enlightened and fervent cultivation of vegetables, fruit trees, animals and flowers.
com)-- Literary travellers have the chance to follow the trail of writer George Orwell in Myanmar this winter.
George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903, in Bengal, India, where his father, Thomas, worked in the Opium Department of the Indian Civil Service.
I was puzzled by the review of my book, The Unexamined Orwell, by Chilton Williamson ("No More Orwells," March 2012) because it is less a review than it is a litany of ad hominem criticisms conducted by someone whom I've never met.