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The Resource 1984, George Orwell

1984, George Orwell

Label
1984
Title
1984
Statement of responsibility
George Orwell
Title variation
Nineteen eighty-four
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities
  • In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.
Member of
Summary
Portrays life in a future time when a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
Assigning source
--Book jacket
Awards note
Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
048209
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1950
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Orwell, George
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6029.R8
LC item number
N49 2017
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1090
Literary form
novels
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Totalitarianism
  • London (England)
  • Totalitarianism
  • Totalitarianism
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
1984, George Orwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Copyright renewed 1977 by Sonia Brownell Orwell
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972382279
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781328869333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 99971814257
  • 99973785060
Stock number
13513793
System control number
(OCoLC)972382279
Label
1984, George Orwell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Copyright renewed 1977 by Sonia Brownell Orwell
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972382279
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781328869333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 99971814257
  • 99973785060
Stock number
13513793
System control number
(OCoLC)972382279

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