Thursday, December 27, 2012

George Orwell Essays Selected

Following is the list of George Orwell's essays that we will be reading for our January 17 meeting of Classics Revisited:

Such, Such Were the Joys
Shooting an Elephant
Politics and the English Language
Why I Write
The Art of Donald McGill
Looking Back on the Spanish War
England, Your England

All of the above essays except "England, Your England" can be found here:

And "England, Your England" can be found here:

Update 1/14/2012:  If you have a chance to read "A Hanging" as well, please add it to your list. You can read it here:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Dec 20 meeting starts at 6 pm

Our December 20 meeting will begin earlier than usual so that we may watch the 2002 film version of this month's title, The Importance of Being Earnest. The movie will start at 6 pm and lasts 97 minutes. If you don't care to watch the film, you are welcome to join us later for the discussion portion of the evening, around 7:40 pm.