Literature and Politics

Literature and Politics

Pushing the World in Certain Directions

eBook - 2012
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George Orwell argued that one of the four great motives for a prose writer was the desire 'to push the world in a certain direction, to alter other people's idea of the kind of society that they should strive after'. This book contains exciting new work by established and emerging scholars that explores political literature over the last century and a half. It shows how, from The Communist Manifesto to the dystopian future of Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake, writers have attempted to alter p ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
ISBN: 9781443836036
1443836036
9781443835749
1443835749
Characteristics: 1 online resource (237 pages)

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