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- Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English novelist George Orwell . It was published in June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime.
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Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel, often published as 1984, is a dystopian social science fiction novel by English novelist George Orwell. It was published on 8 June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime. Thematically, Nineteen Eighty-Four centres on the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and repressive regimentation of persons and behaviours within society.
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1984 in fiction. The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, published in 1949, is set in this year. The video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories takes place in 1984. The Transformers franchise starts in 1984 with the Transformers toy line. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain takes place in this year.
For the year, see 1984. Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel written by George Orwell in 1948. The book is about what Orwell thought the world could have looked like in the year 1984. It describes a terrifying world where governments control and watch everyone's lives. The main character is Winston Smith. He lives in a country that is ruled by a powerful "Party" and its leader Big Brother, and dreams of changing this.
July – Tom Wolfe 's novel The Bonfire of the Vanities begins serialization in Rolling Stone. December 19 – Ted Hughes ' appointment as Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom is announced in succession to Sir John Betjeman, Philip Larkin having turned down the post.
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1984 UK theatrical release poster Directed byMichael Radford Produced bySimon Perry Screenplay byMichael Radford Based onNineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Starring John Hurt Richard Burton Suzanna Hamilton Cyril Cusack Music by Dominic Muldowney Eurythmics CinematographyRoger Deakins Edited byTom Priestley Production company Virgin Films Umbrella-Rosenblum Films Atlantic Entertainment Group Distributed by20th Century Fox Atlantic Releasing Corporation Release date 10 October 1984 Running tim
In a dystopian 1984, Winston Smith endures a squalid existence in the totalitarian superstate of Oceania under the constant surveillance of the Thought Police. Smith resides in London, the capital city of the territory of Airstrip One, formerly England. Winston works in a small office cubicle at the Ministry of Truth, rewriting history in accordance with the dictates of the Party and its supreme leader, Big Brother. Haunted by painful memories and restless desires, Winston keeps a secret diary o
Annie Lennox makes a cameo appearance as a woman at the Two Minutes Hate rally.
In winter 1983, the director Michael Radford asked his producer to try to obtain the rights to Orwell's novel, with low expectations that they were available. It turned out that the rights were held by Marvin Rosenblum, a Chicago lawyer who had been trying on his own to get such a film produced. Rosenblum agreed to become an executive producer, and while producer Simon Perry raised the production money from Richard Branson, Radford wrote the script, inspired by his idea to make a "science fictio
Nineteen Eighty-Four made its theatrical debut on 10 October in London and on 14 December in New York City. It was released in the United States for one week in December 1984 at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles to qualify for the 1984 Academy Awards and grossed a house record $62,121, despite stormy weather. Vincent Canby of The New York Times said the film was "admirable, bleakly beautiful", although "not an easy film to watch". Roger Ebert awarded the film 3.5/4 stars, writing that it "pene
Virgin Films, who financed the film, commissioned the British rock/pop duo Eurythmics to produce the music for the soundtrack. Radford objected to Virgin's insistence on using the more pop-oriented electronic Eurythmics music, as the traditional orchestral score originally intended for the film had been composed entirely by Dominic Muldowney a few months earlier. Against Radford's wishes, Virgin exercised their right of final cut and replaced Muldowney's musical cues with the new Eurythmics cont
Neuromancer is a 1984 science fiction novel by American-Canadian writer William Gibson. It is one of the best-known works in the cyberpunk genre and the first novel to win the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. It was Gibson's debut novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy.
Big Brother is a fictional character and symbol in George Orwell's dystopian 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.He is ostensibly the leader of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling party Ingsoc wields total power "for its own sake" over the inhabitants.
1984 is a year. It may also refer to: Nineteen Eighty-Four, a 1949 novel by George Orwell. 1984 (Westinghouse Studio One), a 1953 television adaptation for CBS. Nineteen Eighty-Four (British TV programme), a 1954 BBC television adaptation. 1984 (1956 film), a 1956 film adaptation.