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Allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. Wikipedia

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  • Fredric Warburg

    British publisher best known for his association with the author George Orwell. During a career spanning a large part of the 20th century and ending in 1971 Warburg published Orwell's Animal Farm (1945) as well as Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), and works by other leading figures such as Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka. Wikipedia

  • On the Marble Cliffs

    Novella by Ernst Jünger published in 1939 describing the upheaval and ruin of a serene agricultural society. The peaceful and traditional people, located on the shores of a large bay, are surrounded by the rough pastoral folk in the surrounding hills, who feel increasing pressure from the unscrupulous and lowly followers of the dreaded head forester. Wikipedia

  • The Little Prince

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  • Essay in three parts written by George Orwell in 1940. Primarily a review of Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller with Orwell discursing more widely over English literature in the 1920s and 1930s. Wikipedia

  • Heart of a Dog

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  • Bend Sinister (novel)

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  • Of Mice and Men

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  • Essay completed in May 1945 by George Orwell and published in the first issue of the British "Magazine of Philosophy, Psychology, and Aesthetics" Polemic, in October 1945. Orwell discusses nationalism and argues that it causes people to disregard common sense and to become more ignorant towards facts. Wikipedia

  • The Wind in the Willows

    Children's book by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternatingly slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals: Mole, Rat (a European water vole), Toad, and Badger. Wikipedia


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  • In March 1943 Orwell's mother died and around the same time he told Moore he was starting work on a new book, which turned out to be Animal Farm.George Orwell-Wikipedia
  • Animal Farm: A Fairy Story was published in Britain on 17 August 1945, and a year later in the US, on 26 August 1946.George Orwell-Wikipedia
  • Modern readers are more often introduced to Orwell as a novelist, particularly through his enormously successful titles Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.George Orwell-Wikipedia
  • A notable work aimed at an adult audience is George Orwell's Animal Farm, in which all the main characters are anthropomorphic animals.Anthropomorphism-Wikipedia
  • To suppress criticism, censors banned phrases such as "Disagree" (不同意), "Shameless" (不要脸), "Lifelong" (终身), "Animal Farm", and at one point briefly censored the letter 'N'.Internet censorship in China-Wikipedia
  • The use of a famous person easily identifiable with certain character traits as the base for a principal character is a feature of allegorical works, such as Animal Farm, which portrays Soviet revolutionaries as pigs.Character (arts)-Wikipedia

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