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Animal Farm (1945): ENG 101

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Recommended Secondary Sources for ENG 101 Students

Aitchison, David. "Animal Farm." Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes, edited by Thomas Riggs, vol. 3: Literary Approaches, St. James Press, 2015, pp. 267–70. The Literature of Society Series. Gale Literature, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3622800339/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=cb4dfaa4

Altobelli, Dario. "A Tale of Violence: Animal Farm as an Allegory of Social Order." Critical Insights: Animal Farm, edited by Thomas Horan, Salem, 2018. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=991&articleName=CIAnimalFarm_0016&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Byers, Andrew. "The Biopolitics of Totalitarianism in Orwell’s Animal Farm." Critical Insights: Animal Farm, edited by Thomas Horan, Salem, 2018. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=991&articleName=CIAnimalFarm_0017&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Carr, Richard. "From Eric to Tony Blair: Animal Farm in Modern British Political Discourse." Critical Insights: Animal Farm, edited by Thomas Horan, Salem, 2018. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=991&articleName=CIAnimalFarm_0013&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Dwan, David. "Orwell’s Paradox: Equality in Animal Farm." ELH, vol. 79, no. 3, fall 2012, pp. 655–83. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/23256770.

Fergenson, Laraine. "George Orwell’s Animal Farm: A Twentieth-Century Beast Fable." Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Carol A. Schwartz, vol. 400, Gale, 2021, pp. 217–22. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/FYRJUW891831616/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=36ecb4f7. Originally published in Bestia, vol. 2, 1990, pp. 109–118.

Hamlen, William A. "The Economics of Animal Farm." Southern Economic Journal, vol. 66, no. 4, Apr. 2000, pp. 942–56. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/1061537.

Harger-Grinling, Virginia, and Chantal Jordaan. "Fifty Years On: Animal Farm Gets Under the Skin." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, vol. 14, no. 2, summer 2003, pp. 246–54. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/43308627.

Hollis, Christopher. "Animal Farm Is a Successful Animal Fable." Short Story Criticism, edited by Joseph Palmisano, vol. 68, Gale, 2004, pp. 50–52. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/UARASL958925900/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=32bcddbb. Originally published in Readings on Animal Farm, edited by Terry O'Neill, Greenhaven Press, 1998, pp. 43–49.

Ireland, Brian. "Are Rats Comrades? Metaphor and Allegory in George Orwell’s Animal Farm." Critical Insights: Animal Farm, edited by Thomas Horan, Salem, 2018. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=991&articleName=CIAnimalFarm_0009&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Johnson, Gary. Introduction. The Vitality of Allegory: Figural Narrative in Modern and Contemporary Fiction, The Ohio State UP, 2012, pp. 1–32. Project MUSE, muse-jhu-edu.ezproxy.aacc.edu/chapter/865406.

Kirschner, Paul. "The Dual Purpose of Animal Farm." The Review of English Studies, vol. 55, no. 222, Nov. 2004, pp. 759–86. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/3661599. 

Lenhoff, Alan. "Animals Behaving Badly." Writing, vol. 23, no. 6, Apr. 2001, pp. 18–20. Academic Search Premier, search-ebscohost-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=4304630&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Letemendia, V. C. "Revolution on Animal Farm: Orwell’s Neglected Commentary." Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 18, no. 1, winter 1992, pp. 127–37. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/3831551. 

Ligda, Kenneth. "Orwellian Comedy." Twentieth Century Literature, vol. 60, no. 4, winter 2014, pp. 513–37. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.1215/0041462X-2014-1005.

McQuail, Josephine A. "Tensions, Tenor, And Vehicle: Animal Farm and the Evolution of the Animal Fable." Critical Insights: Animal Farm, edited by Thomas Horan, Salem, 2018. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=991&articleName=CIAnimalFarm_0015&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Meyers, Jeffrey. "Orwell's Bestiary: The Political Allegory of Animal Farm." Orwell: Life and Art, U of Illinois P, 2010, pp. 11425. EBSCO eBook Collection, login.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=569640&site=ehost-live&scope=site&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_114.

Meyers, Valerie. "Animal Farm: An Allegory of Revolution." George Orwell’s Animal Farm, new ed., edited by Harold Bloom, Chelsea House, 2009, pp. 23–34. Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations. Infobase eBooks, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://ebooks.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=105206&ISBN=9781438128719.

Morse, Donald E. "‘A Blatancy of Untruth’: George Orwell’s Uses of the Fantastic in Animal Farm." Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, vol. 1, no. 2, 1995, pp. 85–92. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/41273899.

Mullane, Janet. "Animal Farm." The Literature of Propaganda, edited by Thomas Riggs, vol. 2: Groups, St. James Press, 2013, pp. 239–42. Gale Literature, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2762000189/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=8c1931bd.

Nikolayenko, Olena. "Web Cartoons in a Closed Society: Animal Farm as an Allegory of Post-Communist Belarus." PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 40, no. 2, Apr. 2007, pp. 307–10. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/20451950.

Pearce, Robert. "Orwell, Tolstoy, and Animal Farm." The Review of English Studies, vol. 49, no. 193, Feb. 1998, pp. 64–69. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/518004. 

Pomper, Philip. "Revolutionary Machismo and Animal Farm." Russian History, vol. 21, no. 4, winter 1994, pp. 438–60. JSTOR, http://ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/24658491. 

Rodden, John, and John Rossi. "Animal Farm at 70." Modern Age, vol. 58, no. 4, fall 2016, pp. 19–27. Academic Search Premier, search-ebscohost-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=119120630&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Rodden, John. "Appreciating Animal Farm in the New Millennium." Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Carol A. Schwartz, vol. 400, Gale, 2021, pp. 255–61. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/PUPCPB100168791/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=9fd2b8ff. Originally published in Scenes from an Afterlife, ISI Books, 2003, pp. 41–52.

Rodden, John, and John Rossi. "A Book More Equal than Others." Commonweal, vol. 143, no. 15, Sept. 2016, pp. 16–21. Academic Search Premier, https://search-ebscohost-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=118124846&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Rossi, John P. "Animal Farm: Beast Fable, Allegory, Satire." Critical Insights: Orwell, George, edited by John Rodden, Salem, 2012. Salem Online, online-salempress-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/articleDetails.do?bookId=112&articleName=CIOrwell_0012&searchText=animal%20farm&searchOperators=any&category=Literature.

Senn, Samantha. "All Propaganda Is Dangerous, But Some Are More Dangerous than Others: George Orwell and the Use of Literature as Propaganda." Journal of Strategic Security, vol. 8, no. 3, fall 2015, pp. 149–61. JSTOR, ezproxy.aacc.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/26465253.

Smyer, Richard I. "Trees into Books, Books into Trees." Animal Farm: Pastoralism and Politics, Twayne Publishers, 1988, pp. 96–133. Twayne's Masterwork Studies 19. Gale Literature, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2327100019/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=cc31e44d.

Soule, George. "Orwell's Fables." Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Paula Kepos, vol. 31, Gale, 1989. Gale Literature, link-gale-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/apps/doc/AJBESM577738133/GLS?u=aacc_ref&sid=bookmark-GLS&xid=34456835. Originally published in The New Republic, vol. 115, no. 9, 2 Sept. 1946, pp. 26667.

Thagard, Paul. "The Brain Is Wider than the Sky: Analogy, Emotion, and Allegory." Metaphor & Symbol, vol. 26, no. 2, Apr. 2011, pp. 131–42. Academic Search Premier, https://doi.org/10.1080/10926488.2011.556509.

Wells, Paul. "The Bear Who Wasn’t: Bestial Ambivalence." The Animated Bestiary: Animals, Cartoons, and Culture, Rutgers UP, 2008, pp. 26–59. ProQuest Ebook Central, ebookcentral-proquest-com.ezproxy.aacc.edu/lib/aacc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=413877.

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