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Critical Essays (1946)

by George Orwell

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As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home in discussing Charles Dickens & Charlie Chaplin, he moved back & forth across the borders between essay & journalism. These essays follow Orwell as he shows in piece after piece how intent analysis of a work or a body of work gives rise to aesthetic & philosophical commentary.--Publisher.… (more)
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Dickens is one of those writers who are well worth stealing.
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As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home in discussing Charles Dickens & Charlie Chaplin, he moved back & forth across the borders between essay & journalism. These essays follow Orwell as he shows in piece after piece how intent analysis of a work or a body of work gives rise to aesthetic & philosophical commentary.--Publisher.

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Critical Essays (1946) is a collection of wartime pieces by George Orwell. It covers a variety of topics in English literature, and also includes some pioneering studies of popular culture. It was acclaimed by critics, and Orwell himself thought it one of his most important books. (from Wikepedia) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical...)
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