Casting a modern eye on A Clergyman's Daughter

Casting a modern eye on Orwell's A Clergyman's Daughter.By Rachel Halliburton. Could Dorothy Hare exist in the 21st century? George Orwell’s sharply sketched portrait of a clergyman’s daughter exerts an almost luminous drabness in its depiction of her constant, wearying self-denial. Every aspect of her routine is designed to assault any sense of ease or…Read more Casting a modern eye on A Clergyman's Daughter

The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell, review

The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell by Loraine Saunders,  reviewed by John Rodden Ashgate Publishers159 pagesISBN 978-0-7546-6440-6 ‘Disclosing the integral aesthetic components of the distinctive style that Orwell developed in his early realistic novels of the 1930s, Loraine Saunders hits just the right note in her literary analysis of Burmese Days, A Clergyman’s Daughter, Keep…Read more The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell, review