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The essay "Such, Such were the Joys . . ." is an autobiographical account of Orwell's years in the bleak and unsympathetic environment of an English boarding school. This essay is included in George Orwell: A Collection of Essays, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1981.

Orwell's essay "England Your England," written during the Blitz (the German saturation bombing campaign of London in 1941), is an assessment of British character in its moment of greatest trial. See George Orwell: A Collection of Essays,

 New York: Harcourt Brace, 1981.

In 1939, Orwell wrote an essay called "Boy's Weeklies," which devotes itself with gusto and approval to the slew of pulp magazines which, in the first half of the twentieth century, especially catered to an audience of literate adolescent males. Orwell had himself been a reader of the weeklies. See George Orwell: A Collection of Essays, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1981.

In "Reflections on Gandhi" (1949), another...

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