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Book Launch: George Orwell joins the Oxford World’s Classics Series

Thursday 28 January 2021, 6.00PM

To celebrate George Orwell joining the Oxford World’s Classics series, join the editor of Animal Farm, David Dwan, as he chairs a conversation about one of the world’s most influential writers with John Bowen, Editor of Nineteen Eighty-Four, Rosinka Chadhuri, Editor of Burmese Days and Lisa Mullen, editor of Homage to Catalonia.

David Dwan is an Associate Professor at Hertford College, Oxford. He is the editor of George Orwell’s Animal Farm (Oxford World’s Classics, 2021), as well as the author of Liberty, Equality and Humbug: George Orwell and Western Political Ideals (2018).

John Bowen is a Professor of English at the University of York. He is the editor of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (Oxford World’s Classics, 2021) and has written widely on nineteenth-century and twentieth-century literature.

Lisa Mullen is Teaching Associate in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Film, and a Bye Fellow and Director of Studies at Downing College. She is the editor of George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia (Oxford World’s Classics, 2021).

Rosinka Chadhuri is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC). She is the editor of Burmese Days (Oxford World’s Classics, 2021).

For further details see the Oxford University Press Crowdcast and Facebook sites.  By signing up via Crowdcast you will be able to ask questions directly. The number of people who can sign up via Crowdcast is limited, so if that limit is reached you can still join the event via Facebook. 

Location: Online via Zoom