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Published: 07 January 2021

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198853701

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Burmese Days

George Orwell
Edited by Rosinka Chaudhuri

Oxford World's Classics

  • Introduction argues that Burmese Days is more than just a harsh portrayal of colonial society, making the case that his writing here holds it up, rather, as among the best productions of its time.
  • Looks at how Burmese Days is not so much a novel about Englishmen in British India, or indeed a depiction of colonial Burma, as it is about human character, conflict, and desire as they play out in a landscape irradiated and corrupted with the knowledge of complicity in the perpetration of imperialism.
  • Contains detailed explanatory notes and select bibliography.

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