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The Resource The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Label
The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
Title
The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four
Statement of responsibility
Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6029.R8
LC item number
N49385 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bryfonski, Dedria
Series statement
Social issues in literature
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  • Orwell, George
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature
  • Totalitarianism and literature
  • Dystopias in literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- ch. 1: Background on George Orwell. The life of George Orwell / David Morgan Zehr -- Orwell sees no contradiction between patriotism and socialism / George Orwell -- Orwell was highly principled / V.S. Pritchett -- Orwell was morally right on major issues / Christopher Hitchens -- ch. 2: George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four and the abuse of power. Nineteen eighty-four is terrifying because it rings true / Irving Howe -- Nineteen eighty-four depicts the irrationality of totalitarianism / Alex Zwerdling -- Nineteen eighty-four predicts the downfall of totalitarianism by the working class / Richard J. Voorhees -- In Nineteen eighty-four absolute compliance is demanded / Alfred Kazin -- Nineteen eighty-four warns of the post-World War II threats to personal liberty / Robert F. Gleckner -- Nineteen eighty-four is about the misuse of power / Julian Symons -- Nineteen eighty-four promotes the values of the common people / Stephen Ingle -- Nineteen eighty-four warns of the dehumanization of industrialism / Erich Fromm -- The capitalist past in Nineteen eighty-four in presented positively / Arthur Eckstein -- Orwell's private nightmare proved prophetic / T.R. Fyvel -- Orwell accused the leftist intelligentsia of abuse of power in Nineteen eighty-four / John David Frodsham -- ch. 3: Contemporary perspectives on the abuse of power. Islamic totalitarianism is today's version of fascism / Douglas Streusand -- Autocracies are threatened by the financial crisis / Joshua Kurlantzick -- Wiretapping by the George W. Bush administration was illegal and should be investigated / Patrick Radden Keefe -- Technology makes surveillance more prevalent / Peter Funt -- For further discussion -- For further reading
Control code
441153864
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780737748055
Lccn
2009042503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)441153864
Label
The abuse of power in George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- ch. 1: Background on George Orwell. The life of George Orwell / David Morgan Zehr -- Orwell sees no contradiction between patriotism and socialism / George Orwell -- Orwell was highly principled / V.S. Pritchett -- Orwell was morally right on major issues / Christopher Hitchens -- ch. 2: George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four and the abuse of power. Nineteen eighty-four is terrifying because it rings true / Irving Howe -- Nineteen eighty-four depicts the irrationality of totalitarianism / Alex Zwerdling -- Nineteen eighty-four predicts the downfall of totalitarianism by the working class / Richard J. Voorhees -- In Nineteen eighty-four absolute compliance is demanded / Alfred Kazin -- Nineteen eighty-four warns of the post-World War II threats to personal liberty / Robert F. Gleckner -- Nineteen eighty-four is about the misuse of power / Julian Symons -- Nineteen eighty-four promotes the values of the common people / Stephen Ingle -- Nineteen eighty-four warns of the dehumanization of industrialism / Erich Fromm -- The capitalist past in Nineteen eighty-four in presented positively / Arthur Eckstein -- Orwell's private nightmare proved prophetic / T.R. Fyvel -- Orwell accused the leftist intelligentsia of abuse of power in Nineteen eighty-four / John David Frodsham -- ch. 3: Contemporary perspectives on the abuse of power. Islamic totalitarianism is today's version of fascism / Douglas Streusand -- Autocracies are threatened by the financial crisis / Joshua Kurlantzick -- Wiretapping by the George W. Bush administration was illegal and should be investigated / Patrick Radden Keefe -- Technology makes surveillance more prevalent / Peter Funt -- For further discussion -- For further reading
Control code
441153864
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780737748055
Lccn
2009042503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)441153864

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