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The Resource A life in letters, selected and annotated by Peter Davison

A life in letters, selected and annotated by Peter Davison

Label
A life in letters
Title
A life in letters
Statement of responsibility
selected and annotated by Peter Davison
Creator
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
A compilation of personal letters creates an autobiography of the author of "Nineteen Eighty-Four" through his correspondence with other literary luminaries, including T.S. Eliot and Henry Miller, as well as letters to complete strangers
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10192844
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1950
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orwell, George
Dewey number
828/.91209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6029.R8
LC item number
Z48 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davison, Peter Hobley
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Orwell, George
Target audience
adult
Label
A life in letters, selected and annotated by Peter Davison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [505]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From pupil to teacher to author: 1911/1933 -- Publishing, Wigan and Spain: 1934-1938 -- From Morocco to the BBC: 1938-1941 -- The BBC and the war: 1941-1943 -- Journalism and the death of Eileen: 1943-1945 -- Jura: 1946 and 1947 -- Hairmyres and Jura: 1948 -- Cranham, University College Hospital, and Orwell's death: 1949-1950 -- New textual discoveries
Control code
2013004734
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 542 pages
Isbn
9780871404626
Lccn
2013004734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A life in letters, selected and annotated by Peter Davison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [505]-507) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From pupil to teacher to author: 1911/1933 -- Publishing, Wigan and Spain: 1934-1938 -- From Morocco to the BBC: 1938-1941 -- The BBC and the war: 1941-1943 -- Journalism and the death of Eileen: 1943-1945 -- Jura: 1946 and 1947 -- Hairmyres and Jura: 1948 -- Cranham, University College Hospital, and Orwell's death: 1949-1950 -- New textual discoveries
Control code
2013004734
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 542 pages
Isbn
9780871404626
Lccn
2013004734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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