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Orwell Day

Orwell through New Eyes

Panel discussion

Debate

The recent publication of books and essays on George Orwell clearly show that interest in the writer and his work is as keen as ever. Participants in this panel discussion will talk about the relevance of Orwell’s legacy and the need to pass it on to the new generations.

Eighty years after his stay in Barcelona, the figure and work of George Orwell continue to interest people. Young local journalists and researchers highlight his present-day significance in both literary and political terms as well as stressing the need to bring his work to younger readers.

Moderated by Albert Lladó, this panel discussion, will include Andrea Lucio and Jordi de Miguel, authors of the illustrated version of Homenaje a Cataluña (Homage to Catalonia, Debate, 2019), and Oriol Quintana, author of the essay Vostè i George Orwell. Sobre l’humanisme orwellià i la condició de l’home corrent (You and George Orwell. On the Orwellian Humanism and the Condition of the Ordinary Man, Viena Edicions, 2019), which was awarded the 26th Joan Maragall Prize.

Presenters: Tatiana Kasatkina

Participants: Andrea Lucio, Jordi de Miguel, Oriol Quintana

This activity is part of Dia Orwell 2019, Orwell Day

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