Political Theory

Liberty and Intellectual Responsibility in the Works of George Orwell


Unlike many of his peers, Orwell seemed to be equally skeptical of socialism and fascism during the 1930s and 1940s. Participants in this colloquium, held in Spanish in Latin America, read and discussed a selection of Orwell's writings.


Conference Readings

Orwell, George. Animal Farm. New York: Signet Classics, 1956.

Orwell, George. Homage to Catalonia. Orlando: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1980.

Orwell, George. The Road to Wigan Pier. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1958.

Orwell, George. Decline of the English Murder and other essays. Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1980.

Orwell, George. Inside the Whale and Other Essays. London: Penguin, 1957.

Orwell, George. England Your England and other essays. London: Secker and Warburg, 1953.

Orwell, George. Orwell and Politics. Edited by Peter Davison. London: Penguin, 2001.

Orwell, George. The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, Volume 4. Edited by Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus. Boston: David R. Godine, 2000.