On The Underground

  Orwell Society member, Ian Parson, takes George Orwell's war-time diary for 1940 and discusses George Orwell on the Underground. Fear of aerial bombardment had been a concern in government and private circles before the Second World War. After September 1939 Orwell's colleague Ritchie Calder was appointed to examine the consequences of civilian bombing. Meanwhile,…Read more On The Underground

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And The Arts!

Third George Orwell Studies Conference Wednesday 30 May 2018: Orwell and the Arts At Goldsmiths, University of London Provisional Details In one of his essays George Orwell wrote "All art is propaganda...On the other hand, not all propaganda is art." In his novels his characters had some acerbic things to say about artists: "Of all…Read more And The Arts!