(2015-2016 season) His novel, "1984," was performed as a drama at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. Joseph A. Burke was projections and video designer.
1 Biographical Movie |
5 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
8 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
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As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
Wrote "Animal Farm" after his experiences during the Spanish Civil War, in which he fought alongside Trotskyite troops in the Republican (Loyalist) forces. At this time (1936-39), Joseph Stalin
was deep into carrying out the Great Purge in the Soviet Union, and so any followers of Trotsky were suspect. He barely escaped from Spain with his life, and ever after was a committed foe of Communism, ...