George Orwell As Social Conservative: Populism, Pessimism, and Nationalism in an Organic Community, 1934-43

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This thesis argues that a socially conservative tendency informed much of George Orwell's commentary between 1934 and 1943, and that the same tendency reflected a general European trend. The main sources of this thesis are a large selection of George Orwell's works and a smaller selection of works by Frantz Fanon, Jose Ortega y Gasset, and Antonio Gramsci. This thesis relies upon Orwell's involvement in the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1937 and his embrace of nationalism in 1940 as major organizational points of reference. This thesis concludes that Orwell's commentary was an example of a general European conservative ... continued below

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Bauhs, James Anthony August 1995.

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This thesis argues that a socially conservative tendency informed much of George Orwell's commentary between 1934 and 1943, and that the same tendency reflected a general European trend. The main sources of this thesis are a large selection of George Orwell's works and a smaller selection of works by Frantz Fanon, Jose Ortega y Gasset, and Antonio Gramsci. This thesis relies upon Orwell's involvement in the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1937 and his embrace of nationalism in 1940 as major organizational points of reference. This thesis concludes that Orwell's commentary was an example of a general European conservative reaction against Marxist-Leninist thought.

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Bauhs, James Anthony. George Orwell As Social Conservative: Populism, Pessimism, and Nationalism in an Organic Community, 1934-43, thesis, August 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278361/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .