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Shooting an elephant, and other essays

George Orwell

Shooting an elephant, and other essays

by George Orwell

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPR 6029 R98 S5 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26571309M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Orwell, George, Shooting an elephant. London: Secker and Warburg, (OCoLC) Document Type.   ‘Shooting An Elephant’ is one of those important essays that deal with the life Orwell experienced in Burma. Another is ‘A Hanging’. In these essays, he reveals the side of his personality which felt deeply for humanity.

Shooting an elephant and other essays. [George Orwell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: English essays -- 20th century.   George Orwell. George Orwell (–) is one of England's most famous writers and social commentators. He is the author of the classic political satire Animal Farm and the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen is also well known for his essays and journalism, particularly his works covering his travels and his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War.

  Shooting an Elephant: and other essays 6 editions. About the Book 'Shooting an Elephant' is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'. The other masterly essays in this collection include classics. "Shooting an Elephant" is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid lookin.


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Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays Hardcover – July 1, by George Orwell (Author)Cited by: Shooting an Elephant, like the essay that immediately follows it—A Hanging—is a memoir from Orwell’s days as a British civil servant in Burma/5. Shooting an Eliphant and Other Essays Hardcover – January 1, by George Orwell (Author)/5(53).

The essay describes the "Shooting an Elephant" is an essay by English writer George Orwell, first published in the literary magazine New Writing in late and broadcast by the BBC Home Service on 12 October These essays were written during the period /5.

Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays [George Orwell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New York Harcourt Brace. Hardcover octavo. Grey cloth with silver spine lettering. Fine in Near Fine dj (price clipped on dj). no ownership marks/5(16). A collection of his ng an elephant stays with me, particularly his observations of a man and other essays book led to his execution.

This is what's great about Orwell, very sensitive observations, eloquently put into language without over the top language/5(53). Shooting an Elephant And Other Essays by Orwell, George (Author) ON Jun, Paperback Orwell, George Published by Penguin Books Ltd and other essays book. Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays Orwell George "Shooting an Elephant" is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'.

These essays were written during the period While they have been published individually, they were published together in a Collected Works in Shooting an Elephant and other essays.

Shooting an Elephant. George Orwell: Burmese Days; This material remains under copyright and is reproduced by kind permission of the Orwell Estate and Penguin Books.

In Moulmein, in lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people – the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen to me. Shooting an Elephant is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays book by George Orwell/5(3).

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National Emergency Library. Top Shooting an elephant and other essays by Orwell, George, Publication date Publisher San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich CollectionPages: Some Thoughts on the Common Toad, A Good Word for the Vicar of Bray, This collection: “Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays” were first time published on October 5, Clear and meaningful essays.

Anyone who wants to pursue a career in Non-Fiction or who is interested in reading great essays, Orwell is the Master. Two best essays worth recollecting are "Shooting an Elephant", "How the Poor Die"/5(50). LibraryThing Review User Review - untraveller - LibraryThing.

Some essays are quite good: Shooting an Elephant, Bookshop Memories, A Hanging, How the Poor Die, Such, Books vs. Cigarettes, Such Were the Joys, and maybe a few others/5(5).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Shooting an elephant, and other essays by George Orwell,Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich edition, in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Orwell, George, Shooting an elephant, and other essays.

London, Secker and Warburg, (OCoLC) 'Shooting an Elephant' is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'.

The other masterly essays in this collection include classics such as 'My Country Right or Left', 'How the Poor Die' and 'Such, Such were the Joys', his memoir of the horrors of public /5(5). Shooting an elephant, and other essays.

[George Orwell] -- The untimely death of George Orwell early in removed from the literary scene a writer at the peak of his powers. With the publication of his novel "Nineteen Eighty-four", he had reached his Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Shooting an Elephant () George Orwell (–) has written some of the most influential novels and essays of the 20th century. His work, including Animal Farmand Nineteen Eighty-Four, centers on biting satire, examinations of the dangers of totalitarian political systems, and frightening depictions of future Size: 39KB.

Buy Shooting an elephant, and other essays. by George Orwell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. In particular the essay, "Books vs. Cigarettes" is largely irrelevant because of the price comparisons in the pounds and shillings of many years ago.

However even here there is something worthwhile. Near the end of the essay Orwell notes that "the ordinary [English]man spends more on cigarettes than an Indian peasant has for his whole livelihood."/5. Shooting an elephant, and other essays by George Orwell; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: English essays.