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There are , nonetheless , reasons for its neglect : the revolutionary Orwell revealed is not the Orwell that most people have been brought up on - that is , the gentle , liberal Orwell of the essays against censorship or the totally ...
But revolution to Orwell is not a coup d'état , it is a mass movement : if there are sudden bloody events , it will ... that socialist legislation would provoke a revolutionary situation , though triggered by ' sabotage from the Right .
The third section , ' The English Revolution ' , argues that ' the English revolution ' is under way , especially in ... But none of this could reasonably be called revolutionary , except in gentler senses than Orwell appears to mean .
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review