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The Universality of Orwell’s Message

How the timelessness of the totalitarian impulse is one of the reasons Nineteen Eighty-Four resonates so strongly through the ages

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Sex, Sexuality and the Alt-right in Nineteen Eighty-Four

An examination of the role played by Julia in Nineteen Eighty-Four in raising issues around totalitarian control of women's bodies.

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Windows: On George Orwell and Political Writing as an Art

A writer's personal reflection on the inspiration of George Orwell.

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Julian Baggini

DOUBLETHINK and Consumer Capitalism

A philosophical examination of one of the key concepts raised by George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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Themes and Topics in Nineteen Eighty-Four

An overview of some of the key themes and ideas in George Orwell's novel.

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Dystopian Literature and Contemporary Politics

Reflections on the relevance of Nineteen Eighty-Four to current politics.

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Colston and Commemoration

A look at some of the issues raised by protests around the Colston statue in Bristol.

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