George Orwell
#65 Overall Influence

George Orwell

English author and journalist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Eric Arthur Blair , known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is characterised by lucid prose, biting social criticism, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
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What schools is this person affiliated with?
Wellington College
Wellington College

School in Bracknell Forest, UK

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • In Defence of English Cooking
  • Animal Farm
  • Shooting an Elephant
  • Pleasure Spots
  • Decline of the English Murder
  • Coming Up for Air
  • Books v. Cigarettes
  • A Hanging
  • Down and Out in Paris and London
  • Inside the Whale and Other Essays
  • Inside the Whale
  • Burmese Days
  • The Road to Wigan Pier
  • Politics and the English Language
  • Keep the Aspidistra Flying
  • England Your England
  • A Clergyman's Daughter
  • Homage to Catalonia
  • 1984
  • Critical Essays

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#14 World Rank
#26 World Rank