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dc.contributor.authorNewsinger, John
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-01 23:55:55
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-17 03:00:33
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T13:00:51Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T13:00:51Z
dc.date.issued2018-03-20
dc.identifier645363
dc.identifierOCN: 1029443749en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/30545
dc.description.abstractGeorge Orwell was one of the most significant literary figures on the left in the twentieth century. While titles such as 1984, Animal Farm and Homage to Catalonia are still rightly regarded as modern classics, his own politics are less well understood. Hope Lies in the Proles offers a sympathetic yet critical account of Orwell's political thinking and its continued significance today. John Newsinger explores various aspects of Orwell's politics, detailing Orwell's attempts to change working-class consciousness, considering whether his attitude towards the working class was romantic, realistic or patronising - or all three at different times. He also asks whether Orwell's anti-fascism was eclipsed by his criticism of the Soviet Union, and explores his ambivalent relationship with the Labour Party. Newsinger also breaks important new ground regarding Orwell's shifting views on the USA, and his relationship with the progressive Left and feminism.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherGeorge Orwell
dc.subject.otherLiterature
dc.subject.otherHistory
dc.subject.otherBiography
dc.subject.otherPolitical Ideology
dc.subject.otherPolitical Theory
dc.subject.otherLabour Party
dc.subject.otherFeminism
dc.subject.otherAnti-Fascism
dc.subject.otherSoviet Union
dc.subject.otherWorking Class
dc.subject.otherBritish Politics
dc.subject.otherSocialism
dc.subject.otherCommunism
dc.subject.otherStalinism
dc.titleHope Lies in the Proles
dc.title.alternativeGeorge Orwell and the Left
dc.typebook
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oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9781786801890;9781786802194
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.grant.number100940
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2017: Front list Collection
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Communism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communism; Fascism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism; George Orwell - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Orwell; Labour Party (UK) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labour_Party_(UK); Socialism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socialism; Soviet Union - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_Union; Stalinism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalinism; Working class - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Working_class
oapen.remark.public21-7-2020 - No DOI registered in CrossRef for ISBN 9780745399294
oapen.identifier.isbn9781786801890
grantor.number100940
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