Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Roger Fowler
    Pages 1-6
  3. Roger Fowler
    Pages 7-18
  4. Roger Fowler
    Pages 19-34
  5. Roger Fowler
    Pages 35-59
  6. Roger Fowler
    Pages 60-86
  7. Roger Fowler
    Pages 87-118
  8. Roger Fowler
    Pages 119-135
  9. Roger Fowler
    Pages 136-158
  10. Roger Fowler
    Pages 159-180
  11. Roger Fowler
    Pages 181-227
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 228-249

About this book


George Orwell is well known for his strong views on language, society and politics, and admired for the robust, personal tone of his writings. The Language of George Orwell, the first detailed study of his style, demonstrates his stylistic versatility, and analyzes the linguistic techniques which create a variety of memorable effects in his novels and other prose works. Roger Fowler is a leading exponent of linguistic criticism, the method of analysis employed in this book.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-54908-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-24210-8
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