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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London,
  • London.

Subjects:

  • Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Smith, Stevie, 1902-1971 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Anand, Mulk Raj, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Holden, Inez, 1906- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • English literature -- England -- London -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.,
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- England -- London.,
  • Modernism (Literature) -- England -- London.,
  • Radicalism in literature.,
  • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-238) and index.

StatementKristin Bluemel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR8478 .B55 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3303927M
ISBN 101403965102
LC Control Number2004045773

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  George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics celebrates the lives, literature, and politics of a group of four 'radical eccentrics' - the Tory anarchist poet Stevie Smith, the Marxist Indian nationalist Mulk Raj Anand, and the glamour-girl-turned-socialist Inez Holden - who formed a friendly circle around the famously radical and eccentric George Orwell/5(6). George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics 1. "Hurrah to Be a Goy!": Stevie Smith and Suburban Satire 2. Mulk Raj Anand's Passage through Bloomsbury 3. Inez Holden: ''Adventuress" to Socialist 4. George Orwell's Invention: The Last Man in Europe Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index IX . George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics celebrates the lives, literature, and politics of a group of four 'radical eccentrics' - the Tory anarchist poet Stevie Smith, the Marxist Indian nationalist Mulk Raj Anand, and the glamour-girl-turned-socialist Inez Holden - who formed a friendly circle around the famously radical and eccentric George Orwell. Kristin Bluemel is Associate Professor of English at Monmouth l, Kristin is the author of 'George Orwell and the Radical Eccentrics Intermodernism in Literary London', published under ISBN and ISBN

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