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George Orwell's 1984

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Anthony Burgess examines Orwell's achievement, starting with the accuracy of his predictions for the future. Burgess shows how the novel 1984 sprang from the main concerns of Orwell's earlier work and suggests that Orwell identified areas in which human freedom has always been, and continues to be, threatened
Prelude: Brainwashed Citizens (2:52)
Orwell Identifies With the Oppressed (3:17)
Oppressive Nature of Industrial England (2:58)
Orwells Socialist Leanings (4:22)
"1984" and the Real World of 1948 England (4:24)
War and the Enemy Unite the People (2:19)
Plight of the Proletariat (3:39)


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Cover image for George Orwell's 1984

FremantleMedia, 1980
Year Published: 1980
Format: Streaming Video

British literature
20th century