Orwell & Lewis May 4th

George Orwell and Wyndham Lewis   This session is being convened by David Goodway (University of Leeds Emeritus) with short presentations on pre-circulated papers from: Robert Colls (De Montfort University), ’How radical was George Orwell?’ Paul Edwards (Bath Spa University Emeritus) 'Wyndham Lewis’s avant-garde radicalism: anarchism to fascism’ Alan Munton (University of Exeter), ’George Orwell…Read more Orwell & Lewis May 4th


Orwell and Films: Another Look

By Richard Lance Keeble In March we published Professor Peter Davison's thoughts about George Orwell and film, in which Peter Davison used his experience in the industry to reflect on Orwell's attitudes. Now Professor Richard Lance Keeble begins an examination of Orwell's biographers and their treatment of his film work.   Orwell, in effect, invented…Read more Orwell and Films: Another Look

2019 Bursary Winner

Winner of £3,000 Journalism Bursary Announced * Elizabeth Howcroft is the winner of this year’s £3,000 journalism bursary awarded by The Orwell Society. A graduate of Cambridge University (where she gained a First in English), she is to take on the position of editorial trainee at Reuters in September. She said: 'The clarity and lucidity…Read more 2019 Bursary Winner

George Orwell Studies

* Special Offer to OS Members * The next issue of the biannual journal, George Orwell Studies, celebrates the 70th anniversary of the publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four with seven international scholars sharing their personal reflections on the novel. They are Ron Bateman, Carol Biederstadt, Kristin Bluemel, Jesús Isaías Gómez López, John Rodden, Martin Stollery and D. J. Taylor. In addition, Douglas Kerr contributes an…Read more George Orwell Studies