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The Road to Wigan Pier

George Orwell
Edited by Selina Todd

January 2021

ISBN: 9780198850908

240 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £9.99

The Road to Wigan Pier is Orwell's 1937 study of poverty and working-class life in northern England.

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The Road to Wigan Pier is Orwell's 1937 study of poverty and working-class life in northern England.

  • The Road to Wigan Pier is essential for any reader who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of George Orwell's life, work and legacy.
  • The introduction looks at the early documentary movement and Victor Gollancz's relationship with Orwell as well as the significance of the photographs published in the first edition.
  • Reproduces the 33 illustrations included in Victor Gollancz's 1937 first edition.

About the Author(s)

George Orwell

Edited by Selina Todd, Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford

Selina Todd, Professor of Modern History at St Hilda's, Oxford, is the author of Young women, work, and family in England, 1918-1950 (Oxford, 2005) (winner of the Women's History Network annual book prize), The People: the rise and fall of the working class, 1910-2010 (John Murray, 2014) and Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution (Vintage, 2019).

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Note on the Text
    Select Bibliography
    Chronology
    The Road to Wigan Pier
    Appendix: Photographs
    Explanatory Notes

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