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The Resource 1984, George Orwell

1984, George Orwell

Label
1984
Title
1984
Statement of responsibility
George Orwell
Title variation
Nineteen eighty-four
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick With extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity, George Orwell's 1984 takes on new life in this hardcover edition. "Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power."-The New Yorker In 1984 , London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. Lionel Trilling said of Orwell's masterpiece "1984 is a profound, terrifying, and wholly fascinating book. It is a fantasy of the political future, and like any such fantasy, serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present." Though the year 1984 now exists in the past, Orwell's novel remains an urgent call for the individual willing to speak truth to power
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1950
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orwell, George
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6029.R8
LC item number
N49 1949
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Totalitarianism
  • London (England)
Label
1984, George Orwell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDBD17088075
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781328869333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781328869333
  • (OCoLC)972382279
Label
1984, George Orwell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDBD17088075
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781328869333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781328869333
  • (OCoLC)972382279

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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