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ENG 112: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

What's in this guide?

1984 by George Orwell

This research guide includes resources to help you identify and research major themes in George Orwell's novel, 1984. The HELP page on this guide includes the different ways that you can contact a librarian if you need help with your research.

Read the Book


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 George Orwell

George Orwell seated behind a BBC microphone

George Orwell, 1940
Image via Wikimedia Commons

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