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A Clergyman's Daughter

George Orwell
Edited by Nathan Waddell

January 2021

ISBN: 9780198848424

320 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

In Stock

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £10.99

The most formally experimental of all of George Orwell's novels, A Clergyman's Daughter charts the course of a young woman's voyage out of a small town in East Anglia and her eventual homecoming. This new edition of the novel is the first in over 30 years.

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The most formally experimental of all of George Orwell's novels, A Clergyman's Daughter charts the course of a young woman’s voyage out of a small town in East Anglia and her eventual homecoming. This new edition of the novel is the first in over 30 years.

  • The first new edition of A Clergyman's Daughter in over 30 years
  • Features a 10,000-word introduction exploring the novel's main themes and setting it in historical context.
  • Extensively annotated, explaining obscure allusions and key moments in the text

About the Author(s)

George Orwell

Edited by Nathan Waddell, University of Birmingham

Nathan Waddell is a Senior Lecturer in Early Twentieth-Century and Modernist Literature at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Modern John Buchan (2009), Modernist Nowheres: Politics and Utopia in Early Modernist Writing, 1900-1920 (2012), and Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism (2019); a co-editor of essay volumes on utopianism, the work of Wyndham Lewis, and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World; and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ (forthcoming).

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