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Hear the Very First Adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 in a Radio Play Starring David Niven (1949)
Open Culture ^ | August 10, 2015
Posted on 8/10/2015, 3:38:48 PM by don-o
Since George Orwell published his landmark political fable 1984, each generation has found ample reason to make reference to the grim near-future envisioned by the novel.
Whether Orwell had some prophetic vision or was simply a very astute reader of the institutions of his day—all still with us in mutated form—hardly matters.
His book set the tone for the next 60 plus years of dystopian fiction and film.
Orwell’s own political activities—his stint as a colonial policeman or his denunciation of several colleagues and friends to British intelligence—may render him suspect in some quarters. But his nightmarish fictional projections of totalitarian rule strike a nerve with nearly everyone on the political spectrum because, like the speculative future Aldous Huxley…
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