Orwell Society Journal Contents

The Orwell Society Journal is published twice a year and sent automatically to members. The current editor is Masha Karp.

Journal back issues may be purchased:

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Hard copies of editions 3, 5 and 6 are in very short supply (May 2017). Please email info@orwellsociety.com for order and payment details.

Journal 1

Peter Stansky. From Across the Pond.

Peter Davison. Parallel Worlds (on Vasily Grossman)

Douglas Kerr. Living with George Orwell.

Dominic Cavendish. wwwhere do we go from here?

Dr Philip Bounds. Orwell and the Paranormal.

Ron Bateman. Writers on Hop-Picking.

Journal 2

Quentin Kopp. My Father George Kopp.

Peter Davison. Dickens -First and Last.

Harry Bark. How Relevant is Orwell Today?

Tom Miller. Revolt in Dystopia.

Richard Keeble. George Orwell, Journalist and Me.

Peter Burness-Smith. A Fugitive’s Progress.

Journal 3

Peter Davison. Selecting What Orwell Wrote.

Richard Young. Collecting Orwell.

L. J. Hurst. I James Blunt (on Orwell’s review)

Maggie Huff-Rousseile. Memories of My Burmese Days.

Brian Rubin. Orwell and Popular Culture.

Journal 4

Richard Keeble. Orwell by his great friend David Astor.

Peter Davison. Tim Rosenthal: in tribute.

L. J. Hurst. Orwell and the Missing Money Lender.

Tom Miller. Reflections on Nineteen Eighty-Four

Peter Marks. Extracts from Orwell the Essayist.

Peter Duby. The Man who inspired George Orwell.

Journal 5

Paul Richards. Orwell in Eastbourne.

Richard Keeble. The Orwell/Self Spat.

Michael Soarse. The Theory and Practise of Oligarchical Collectivism.

Brian Rubin. Orwell: The Proletarian Writer.

Howard Wolf. The Decisive Act of Self Defence.

Michael Rank. Orwell in China.



Journal 6

Richard Keeble. How Orwell Can Inspire & Far Beyond Mere Hackery. (Reviews of Philip Bounds’ Orwell and Marxism and Orwell’s Select Journalism)

Brian Rubin. Orwell and the Anarchists.

L.J.Hurst. The Not so Cheerful Building Society.

Dione Venables. Orwell as Poet.

Tim Bancroft. Dystopian Prize Winner.

Ludger Wilmot. I lived in Chelsea Spike.

Tom Kelly. 10th Anniversary of the Untimely Death of Eileen Blair (poem)

Journal 7

Peter Davison. The End of the Road.

Jenny Lindsay. Reckless As a Flood (poem).

L.J.Hurst. New Road and Strange Companions.

P.J.Lethbridge. The Man Whose Gait Orwell Copied (Eugene Aram)

Brian Rubin. In Praise of Christmas.

Tim Thorpe. Did George Orwell Receive Fan Letters Before He Was Famous?

John Boaler. Books – And Still More.

Gordon Bowker. Introduction to George Orwell: The Complete Poetry.

Richard Lance Keeble. Row over Orwell’s “Little List” Rumbles on.


OS Journal 8Journal 8

Krystyna Wieszek. Orwell and the Poles.

Sylvia Topp. Orwell in Love.

Richard Young. The Pub and a Promotional Flyer.

Peter Davison. The Home Guard and Orwell.

Richard Blair. Orwell’s Jura vs Jura Today.

Holly Domney (Winner of Dystopian Short Story Competition). Etanidrobus.

Two Contrasting Talks at the AGM.

Journal 9

Desmond Avery. Deeper Down and Further Out (Orwell on Jura).

L.J.Hurst. Two Memories and Charles Dickens.

Masha Karp. The Raven Vanishes. (Censoring Orwell)

Interview with Paul Anderson (Orwell and Socialism).

Tim Dagleish. Orwell on the Hebrides (poem)

John Boaler. A Slightly Earlier Road to Wigan Pier. (by H.V.Morton)

Journal 10

Richard Young. The Road to Wigan Pier : Publication Complexities and a Little Mystery.

Sylvia Topp. Eileen at Oxford.

Tom Miller. At War with Eastasia.

Masha Karp. “Who the deuce is Mr Schimanski?”

Richard Lance Keeble. Orwell “the Virtuoso of the Nostrils” (a review of Orwell’s Nose by John Sutherland).

John Boaler. When a Fellow Polemicist Assesses Orwell (a review of “And Yet…. Essays” by Christopher Hitchens).

L. J. Hurst. A Re-Discovery of Orwell ( a Tribune column in Scots Digest)

Roger Howe. Orwell in the Sixties.

Neil Smith. The Results of the Recent Member Survey.


Cover Design 1 – 9: Phil Robertson

Page last updated: September 29th 2017