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ENG 112: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984): Home

Search for resources with information about the themes presented in George Orwell's book 1984.

This research guide includes resources to help you identify and research major themes in the novel.
The HELP page on this guide includes the different ways that you can contact a librarian if you need help with your research.

George Orwell's 1984


Read the Book:

Overviews & Summaries:

Articles that list and discuss major themes, brief analysis, plot summaries, and more.

Search for More:

Use the literature databases to search for overviews, biographies, critical essays, and more.

About the Author:

George Orwell seated behind a BBC microphone

George Orwell, 1940
Image via Wikimedia Commons

Off-Campus Access

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