If George Orwell’s 1984 has become a popular read at your library, you can lend insight, context, and background with Bloom’s Literature. Students, researchers, and general readers will find enlightening and interesting information on the novel and its author, with plenty of content for research papers, activities, and assignments.
- Full-length streaming video—the first screen version of the novel, starring Eddie Albert and Lorne Greene; plus, COMING SOON: the 1956 film adaptation directed by Michael Anderson, starring Donald Pleasence, Edmond O’Brien, and Michael Redgrave
- “How to Write about George Orwell” section, providing specific, student-friendly guidance on research projects
- Topics and themes of the work—such as class, heroism, individual and society, and totalitarianism—placing the novel in context
- Criticism, overviews, and synopses.
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