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Allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. 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
  • 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
  • The concept of Animals originated with Waters, loosely based on George Orwell's political fable, Animal Farm.Pink Floyd-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
  • George Orwell's contemporaneous novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four portray the use of propaganda in fictional dystopian societies.Propaganda-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
  • George Orwell's classic novella Animal Farm is an allegory of the Russian Revolution and its aftermath.Russian Revolution-Wikipedia
  • The Lewes Film Club, which also produces short movies (including the recent adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm), and Film at All Saints' (the Film Club in collaboration with Lewes Town Council), show films based in the All Saints' Centre, a former church.Lewes-Wikipedia
  • Before the definition of the genre of fantasy, many works that would now be classified as fantasy were termed "fairy tales", including Tolkien's The Hobbit, George Orwell's Animal Farm, and L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.Fairy tale-Wikipedia
  • George Orwell based Animal Farm on Wallington, Hertfordshire where he lived between 1936 and 1940.Hertfordshire-Wikipedia
  • George Orwell, a democratic socialist, wrote two of the most widely read and influential anti-totalitarian novels, namely Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, both of which featured allusions to the Soviet Union under the rule of Joseph Stalin.Anti-communism-Wikipedia
  • As a writer, Orwell produced literary criticism and poetry, fiction and polemical journalism; and is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949).George Orwell-Wikipedia
  • Many people consider George Orwell's use of Sugarcandy Mountain in his novel Animal Farm to be a literary expression of this view.Heaven-Wikipedia
  • Eliot rejected two books by George Orwell, A Scullions Tale (the original version of Down and Out in Paris and London) and Animal Farm.Faber and Faber-Wikipedia
  • In one instance of DRM that caused a rift with consumers, in July 2009, remotely deleted purchased copies of George Orwell's Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) from customers' Amazon Kindles after providing them a refund for the purchased products.Digital rights management-Wikipedia
  • Among the most famous social/political criticism in literary form are Jonathan Swift's satire Gulliver's Travels and George Orwell's satire Animal Farm.Critic-Wikipedia
  • He voiced the pig Napoleon in a made-for-TV film adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm and guest starred in the Simpsons episode "Homer the Great" as Number One.Patrick Stewart-Wikipedia
  • Specific works that have influenced Miyazaki include Animal Farm (1945), The Snow Queen (1957), and The King and the Mockingbird (1980).Hayao Miyazaki-Wikipedia
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four is a cautionary tale about revolution betrayed by totalitarian defenders previously proposed in Homage to Catalonia (1938) and Animal Farm (1945), while Coming Up for Air (1939) celebrates the personal and political freedoms lost in Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949).Nineteen Eighty-Four-Wikipedia
  • The second single released was "Talk Shows on Mute", featuring a video that was inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm.Incubus (band)-Wikipedia
  • On 20 October 2012, the studio acquired rights to The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon and a new motion capture adaptation of Animal Farm, which Serkis will direct.Andy Serkis-Wikipedia
  • Additional subgenres include such literary classics as Gulliver's Travels and Animal Farm, and more recently, internet Ezine and website sources such as The Onion.Political satire-Wikipedia
  • George Orwell's Animal Farm (1945) similarly satirized Stalinist Communism in particular, and totalitarianism in general, in the guise of animal fable.Fable-Wikipedia
  • Novellas may or may not be divided into chapters (good examples of those with chapters are Animal Farm by George Orwell and The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells) and are often intended to be read at a single sitting, as is the short story, although in a novella white space is often used to divide the sections, and therefore, the novella maintains a single effect.Novella-Wikipedia
  • On July 17, 2009, Amazon withdrew from sale two e-books by George Orwell, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, refunding the purchase price to those who had bought them, and remotely deleted these titles from purchasers' devices without warning after discovering that the publisher lacked rights to publish these books.Amazon Kindle-Wikipedia
  • Sheep are key symbols in fables and nursery rhymes like The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, Little Bo Peep, Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, and Mary Had a Little Lamb; novels such as George Orwell's Animal Farm and Haruki Murakami's A Wild Sheep Chase; songs such as Bach's Sheep may safely graze (Schafe können sicher weiden) and Pink Floyd's Sheep, and poems like William Blake's "The Lamb".Sheep-Wikipedia
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and Animal Farm (1945) share themes of the betrayed revolution, the person's subordination to the collective, rigorously enforced class distinctions (Inner Party, Outer Party, Proles), the cult of personality, concentration camps, Thought Police, compulsory regimented daily exercise, and youth leagues.Nineteen Eighty-Four-Wikipedia
  • In the 20th century, George Orwell's Animal Farm was a polemic against totalitarianism, in particular of Stalinism in the Soviet Union.Polemic-Wikipedia
  • "A generation nourished on 1984 and Animal Farm, which enters politics at the extreme point of disillusion where the middle-aged begin to get out. The young people ... are enthusiastic enough. But their enthusiasm is not for the Party, or the Movement, or the established Political Leaders. They do not mean to give their enthusiasm cheaply away to any routine machine. They expect the politicians to do their best to trick or betray them. ... They prefer the amateur organisation and amateurish platforms of the Nuclear Disarmament Campaign to the method and manner of the left wing professional. ... They judge with the critical eyes of the first generation of the Nuclear Age."New Left-Wikipedia
  • Other landmark productions included The Oresteia (1981, in a version by Tony Harrison with music by Harrison Birtwistle) which became the first Greek play to be performed by a foreign company at the ancient theatre of Epidaurus; Animal Farm (in his own adaptation, 1984); and Antony and Cleopatra (1987, with Judi Dench and Anthony Hopkins).Peter Hall (director)-Wikipedia

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