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Jeffrey Meyers (1)

This page covers the author of Hemingway: A Biography.

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Jeffrey Meyers
Booknotes, Sunday, March 11, 2001
Jeffrey Meyers discusses Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation.

A revealing look at the human face of the great writer and political thinker. Experienced biographer Jeffrey Meyers delves into the complex personal history of the man whose visionary work gave us the great anti-utopias of twentieth-century literature. Meyers draws on a close study of the new edition of George Orwell's Complete Works, interviews with his family and friends, and unpublished material in the Orwell Archive in London to shed new light on this most unusual literary figure. A child of the waning British Empire, Orwell came to reject the stifling class system of his birth, and through his writing forged a new social consciousness that continues to engage modern intellectual thought. Meyers's work also reveals the human failings of this creative visionary—his childhood insecurities, his political dilemmas, and his conflicted relationships with women. What emerges is a darker—but distinctly more nuanced—portrait of the legendary figure. —from the publisher (timspalding)… (more)
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