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Animal Farm - George Orwell, New Edition (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

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Synopsis:

- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism

- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index

- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Synopsis:

Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals and his ensuing dictatorship in the farmyard community, this classic satiric allegory serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide from revolution to totalitarianism. Orwell transforms the seeming pastoral innocence of his setting into a pernicious political theater of repression and control. This new edition of critical essays examining Animal Farm provides 10 to 12 full-length critical essays for students of literature, plus a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography, an index, and notes on the contributing writers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604135824
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publications
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Editor:
Bloom, Harold
Author:
Bloom, Harold, Ed
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Orwell, George
Subject:
Political fiction, English
Subject:
Children s-Collections
Edition Description:
New Hardcover
Series:
Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
166
Dimensions:
9.61x6.46x.65 in. .96 lbs.
Age Level:
14-UP

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Product details 166 pages Chelsea House Publications - English 9781604135824 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism

- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index

- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

"Synopsis" by , Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals and his ensuing dictatorship in the farmyard community, this classic satiric allegory serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide from revolution to totalitarianism. Orwell transforms the seeming pastoral innocence of his setting into a pernicious political theater of repression and control. This new edition of critical essays examining Animal Farm provides 10 to 12 full-length critical essays for students of literature, plus a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography, an index, and notes on the contributing writers.
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