Author:George Orwell

George Orwell
The pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, an English essayist and novelist
George Orwell

For a complete listing of Orwell's work, see Bibliography of George Orwell.




  • "The Spike (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1931)
  • "A Hanging (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1931)
  • "Shooting an Elephant (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1936)
  • "Bookshop Memories" (1936)
  • "Charles Dickens" (1939)
  • "Boys' Weeklies" (1940)
  • "Inside the Whale" (1940)
  • "The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1941)
  • "Wells, Hitler and the World State" (1941)
  • "The Art of Donald McGill" (1941)
  • "Rudyard Kipling" (1942)
  • "Looking Back on the Spanish War" (1943)
  • "W. B. Yeats" (1943)
  • "Benefit of Clergy: Some notes on Salvador Dali" (1944)
  • "Arthur Koestler" (1944)
  • "Raffles and Miss Blandish" (1944)
  • "Notes on Nationalism" (1945)
  • "How the Poor Die" (1946)
  • "A Nice Cup of Tea (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1946)
  • "Politics vs. Literature: An Examination of Gulliver's Travels" (1946)
  • "Politics and the English Language (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1946)
  • "Second Thoughts on James Burnham" (1946)
  • "{{wikilivres:Decline of the English Murder}}" (1946)
  • "Some Thoughts on the Common Toad" (1946)
  • "A Good Word for the Vicar of Bray" (1946)
  • "In Defence of P. G. Wodehouse" (1946)
  • "Why I Write" (1946)
  • "The Prevention of Literature" (1946)
  • "Such, Such Were the Joys" (1946)
  • "The Moon Under Water" (1946)
  • "Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool" (1947)
  • "Reflections on Gandhi (hosted at Wikilivres)" (1949)




Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.

The author died in 1950, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.