Writer: George Orwell.
Published Year: 1949
Orwell's final novel, 1984, is the story of one man's struggle against the ubiquitous, menacing state power (“Big Brother”) that tries to dictate nearly every aspect of human life. The novel is a classic in anti-utopian fiction, and a trenchant political satire that remains as relevant today as when it was first published. Annotation.Examines different aspects of Orwell's anti-utopian classic, with a biographical sketch of the author and critical essays on this work.