Author:George Orwell

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George Orwell
(1903–1950)
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.

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Down and Out in Paris and London (1933) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2028 due to (Renewal: R265227 )
  • Burmese Days (1934) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2029 due to (Renewal: R297090 )
  • A Clergyman's Daughter (1935)
  • Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936)
  • The Road to Wigan Pier (1937)
  • Homage to Catalonia (1938) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2033 due to (Renewal: RE056120 )
  • Coming Up for Air (1939)
  • Animal Farm (1945) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2040 due to (Renewal: R554145 )
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2044 due to (Renewal: R641953 )

Essays[edit]

  • "The Spike" (1931)
  • "A Hanging" (1931)
  • "Shooting an Elephant" (1936)
  • "Bookshop Memories" (1936)
  • "Charles Dickens" (1939)
  • "Boys' Weeklies" (1940)
  • "Inside the Whale" (1940)
  • "The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius" (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" (1946)
  • "Politics vs. Literature: An Examination of Gulliver's Travels" (1946)
  • "Politics and the English Language" (1946)
  • "Second Thoughts on James Burnham" (1946)
  • "Decline of the English Murder" (1946)
  • "Some Thoughts on the Common Toad" – Copyrighted in the United States until 2041 due to (Renewal: R559888 )
  • "A Good Word for the Vicar of Bray" (1946) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2041 due to (Renewal: R559887 )
  • "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" (1949)

Poetry[edit]

Other[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.


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 70 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.