George Orwell's 1984 (Bloom's Guides)
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George Orwell's 1984 (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

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- Comprehensive reading and study guides for the world's most important literary masterpieces- A selection of critical excerpts provide a scholarly overview of each work- "The Story Behind the Story" places the work in a historical perspective and discusses it legacy- Each book includes a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, an extensive sum...more
Published (first published March 1st 1988)
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Alexander Bradley
Certainly an interesting concept that had very believable ideas that have flourished in modern society. Who knows, maybe something like this could still happen. I like to believe mankind is smart enough to think more individually but humans can be pretty dumb in groups sometimes.

Overall I thought it was well written, a little unusual being more a third person book but worked well. I did think the end dragged a little too much but it all made sense, sort of, which is better then most complex stor...more
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Bloom is a literary critic, and currently a Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. Since the publication of his first book in 1959, Bloom has written more than 20 books of literary criticism, several books discussing religion, and one novel. He has edited hundreds of anthologies.
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