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George Orwell (International) assertion George Orwell i(A13826 works by) (a.k.a. Eric Arthur Blair)
Born: Established: 25 Jun 1903 ; Died: Ceased: 21 Jan 1950
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,

Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

George Orwell was the pen name used by British novelist and social critic Eric Arthur Blair. Orwell's Animal Farm and 1984 have been lauded as the best political novels of the twentieth century, and his writing has made him one of the most recognised writers of the last hundred years. His novel Down and Out in Paris and London was banned in Australia in 1933 and Keep the Aspidistra Flying was banned in 1936.

Orwell is included in AustLit because his works appear in the Banned in Australia subset.

Most Referenced Works

Last amended 22 Jan 2013 12:39:50
Influence on:
Orwell is Alive and Well and Living in Kirribilli House Erica Jolly , 2003 single work poetry
The Year 2020 Thomas Keneally , 1984 single work short story
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