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Homage to Catalonia and Looking back on the Spanish War

George Orwell

Homage to Catalonia and Looking back on the Spanish War

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Published by Penguin Books in association with Secker & Warburg in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Spain -- Politics and government -- 1931-1939.

  • Edition Notes

    Homage to Catalonia first published in 1938; Looking back on the Spanish War in 1953.

    Other titlesLooking back on the Spanish War.
    StatementGeorge Orwell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15983630M
    ISBN 100140016996


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Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell gave witness to both of these truths, as well as many other facts. Four Parts (I, II, III, & VII) of the seven parts, of his great essay “Looking Back on the Spanish War” were first published in the anarchist magazine New Road, which was edited by Alex Comfort.

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Homage to Catalonia, autobiographical account by George Orwell of his experience as a volunteer for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War, published in Unlike other foreign intellectual leftists, Orwell and his wife did not join the International Brigades but instead enlisted in the Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification (Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista; POUM).

Volume 6 of The Complete Works of George Orwell 'This is the story of one man who went to Spain with an intellectual sympathy for socialist doctrine and came back with a fervent, almost religious belief in its necessity' - so reads the dust-jacket to the first edition of Homage to Catalonia in Despite a mixture of laudatory and /5(7).

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