Suggested discussion topics for reading groups and individual readers.
An examination of the connections between a variety of works in the genre of dystopian fiction
A look at how the idea of Orwell's Thought Police is being applied in current debates over free speech
How the timelessness of the totalitarian impulse is one of the reasons Nineteen Eighty-Four resonates so strongly through the ages
An examination of the role played by Julia in Nineteen Eighty-Four in raising issues around totalitarian control of women's bodies.
A writer's personal reflection on the inspiration of George Orwell.
A philosophical examination of one of the key concepts raised by George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.