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Champaran Gandhians oppose Orwell memorial, want Satyagrah park
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Gandhians Oppose Memorial for George Orwell in Author's Birthp...

Patna: Led by a few Gandhians, varied groups have joined hands in opposing a plan to build a memorial for British author George Orwell in his birthplace, Motihari. Nearly a month after renovation of Orwell's house in East Champaran district's ... India-West, 3 hours ago

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Journey into the Heart of Hidden Burma

A Burmese colonial town that served as the setting for George Orwell's first novel will feature in a new 15-night river cruise package from Active Travel exploring the remote reaches of the once hidden country, now considered one of the most ...
 EGlobal Travel Media1 day ago George Orwell  The New Republic Online6 days ago A piece of George Orwell's life restored in India week ago Suspended in time: What George Orwell's birthplace looks like  DAWN Group1 week ago

George Orwell Wrote One of the Most Incensed Takedowns of American Fashion Magazines

S omeone has just sent me a copy of an American fashion magazine which shall be nameless. It consists of 325 large quarto pages, of which no less than 15 are given up to articles on world politics, literature, etc. The rest consists entirely of ...
 The New Republic Online3 days ago
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Four British publishers passed on George Orwell's Animal Farm, before it was finally published in 1945. And at least one American publisher refused it on the grounds that there was no market for animal stories. This week's quiz is on famous refusals ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago Professor shocks students with rape remark while teaching Animal Farm  The Hindu1 week ago Animal Farm A Fairy Story by George Orwell - review  Big News Network2 weeks ago Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Community Links' REVOLUTION FARM, Playing at Newham City Farm  Broadway World1 month ago
Irish Times

Orwell alive in Palestine, Ukraine

THE other night, I saw George Orwells's 1984 performed on the London stage. Although crying out for a contemporary interpretation, Orwell's warning about the future was presented as a period piece: remote, unthreatening, almost reassuring. It was as ...
 New Zimbabwe.com6 days ago Review: Down and Out in Paris and London  Irish Times1 week ago

Hey, CEOs, social media is watching you

A faint echo of George Orwell's 1984 came to mind when a CEO was recently caught on camera behaving badly and our modern equivalent of the Thought Police the Internet demanded stiff and instant punishment. As everyone with an Internet connection ...
 Globe and Mail1 week ago

War of terror

War is peace, wrote George Orwell in his seminal work 1984. In 1948 when he used these words as the fictional motto of a dystopian future state, he was positing the absolute worst possible outcome of political and revolutionary thought: the ...
 Daily Times1 week ago

Google's Driverless Car, The Internet Of Things, And George Orwell

As Ive said before , Im one of those people who can't wait for Google to take over driving for me. I would have a chauffer, which I couldn't normally afford, to take me around everywhere, allowing me, as a passenger, to do whatever I want during ...
 Forbes.com2 weeks ago
India Today

Bihar govt begins renovation of Orwell's house in Motihari

The house in Motihari where acclaimed British author George Orwell was born on June 25, 1903, will be developed as a museum in his honour. After procrastinating for many years, the Bihar government has finally begun the renovation of the house in ...
 India Today3 weeks ago George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar to be renovated  DNA3 weeks ago Renovation work of George Orwell's birthplace launched  Press Trust of India3 weeks ago Funds for Orwell house facelift  The Telegraph3 weeks ago
Times of India

Doublespeak: Is It 2014 or 1984?

In his classic work "1984," George Orwell introduced two new terms into the lexicon — doublethink and newspeak. Though he didn't use the word "doublespeak," it's an easy leap by simply combining the two Orwell terms — and that's what we are ...
 Creators.com6 days ago In dismissing Amazon's Orwell quotation, Laura Miller misinterprets Orwell herself  TeleRead3 weeks ago Orwell rep accuses Amazon of doublespeak  Malta Independent Daily1 month ago George Orwell's Estate Is Not Happy With Amazon. Not Happy At All.  Globe and Mail1 month ago
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