9 November 1989
Show More The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of ‘St George’ Orwell by John Rodden.
Oxford, 478 pp., £22.50, October 1989, 0 19 503954 8Show More
“... views on contemporary events. Auden, pronouncing Orwell a true Christian, wondered what he would have said about drugs, trade unions, birth control and student demos. The American ex-Communist Granville Hicks believed that he would have come out against both Stalin and Joe McCarthy, and implied that he would have approved of repentant Communists testifying before the McCarthy Commission. Such ...”