Eyes Like Blank Discs
The Guardian's Steven Poole On George Orwell's Politics And The English Language
Date Written: 24/01/2013
Year Published: 2014 First Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14820
Poole's review of Orwell is itself a textbook example of the kind of alienated response described by Orwell, Fromm and Schmidt. Whereas Orwell's essay is the work of an impassioned, outspoken individual opposing 'the machine society, Poole's article is the work of a corporate professional operating within the confines of an assigned ideology.