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Additional Resources for Animal Farm by George Orwell

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Sant Singh Bal, in his George Orwell. The Ethical Imagination, Arnold-Heinemann, 1981.

Bal explores the universality of Orwell's novel and compares it to Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler.

"Beastly," in Economist, August 12, 1995, p. 11.

Short review praising the novel on the fiftieth anniversary of its publication.

Northrop Frye, "Turning New Leaves," in The Canadian Forum, Vol. XXVI, No 311, December, 1946, pp. 211-12.

An early review of Animal Farm in which Frye criticises the novel for failing to explore the reasons why the principles behind the Soviet revolution failed.

Frederick R. Karl, "George Orwell: The White Man's Burden." in his A Readers Guide to the Contemporary English Novel, revised edition, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1972, pp. 148-66.

Karl briefly discusses Animal Farm as a failed, predictable satire.

Peter Lewis, George Orwell: The Road to 1984, Harcourt, 1981.

Mainly a biographical work, profusely illustrated, that gives important background material behind the writing of Animal...

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