Orwell in Peace and War


In this course we will discuss the life of George Orwell (1903-1950) and the development of his political views in the middle of his writing career from 1935-1945. We will also share views on the significance of Orwell’s writing for the current state of American politics.

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Required readings: The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), ISBN 978-0156767507; Homage to Catalonia (1938), ISBN 978-0156421171; Animal Farm (1945), ISBN 978-0452284241. The instructor will recommend additional short stories and essays as the class progresses.

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About the Instructor

Robert Bunselmeyer taught modern history at four colleges. He has taught ten times at MSC. 



Bob Bunselmeyer
Email: reb21ag@aol.com 


9:30-11:00 a.m.
8-week course
Begins September 13, 2022


On Zoom