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Author Stewart, Anthony, 1964-
Title George Orwell, doubleness, and the value of decency / by Anthony Stewart.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2003.

Author Stewart, Anthony, 1964-
Series Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32
Studies in major literary authors ; v. 32.
Subject Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Knowledge and learning -- Psychology.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Ethics.
Difference (Psychology) in literature.
Conduct of life in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; On Decency, Doubleness, and Updating Orwell; Hardly Above Suspicion: Hypocrisy, Decency, and Sincerity in Burmese Days; The Secret Art of Not Making Good: Gordon Comstock's Childish Narrowness in Keep the Aspidistra Flying; An Absence of Pampering: The Betrayal of the Rebellion and the End of Decency in Animal Farm; The Heresy of Common Sense: The Prohibition of Decency in Nineteen Eighty-Four; Conclusion: Decency or Tolerance?; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In its analysis of Animal Farm, Burmese Days, Keep the Aspidistra Flying and Nineteen Eighty-Four, this book argues that George Orwell's fiction and non-fiction weigh the benefits and costs of a doubled perspective.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203489527 (electronic bk.)
9780203489529 (electronic bk.)
0415968712 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252930258
Additional Format Print version: Stewart, Anthony, 1964- George Orwell, doubleness, and the value of decency. New York : Routledge, 2003 (DLC) 2003005295

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