Student Bursary 2020

The Orwell Society offering £3,000 Journalism Bursary for 2020-21 The Orwell Society  is a charity which aims to promote understanding of the life and works of George Orwell. Orwell's novels, essays and journalism continue to offer inspiration and insights to many people. This is clear from the increasing attention paid to his work throughout the…Read more Student Bursary 2020

George Orwell Studies

Journal packed with Orwellian insights Orwell is the most important writer since Shakespeare and the most influential writer who has ever lived. So argued John Rodden in his keynote speech to the UCL conference on Orwell earlier this year – which is carried in the forthcoming bumper issue of George Orwell Studies. Guest-edited by Sarah…Read more George Orwell Studies

Winston Smith Arrives in Valhalla

by Carol Biederstadt "And terrifying it truly is" * In these disquieting times, Americans have become almost morbidly fascinated with George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Allusions to Orwell and the dystopian world he created have become ubiquitous in today’s polarized political climate, bandied about by newscasters and pundits and transmitted through our telescreens with alarming…Read more Winston Smith Arrives in Valhalla