Winston Smith--The Hero We Never Want to Be

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Winston Smith--The Hero We Never Want to Be
Episode 20 of Heroes and Legends

2014
31 mins

Winston Smith, the central figure in George Orwell's nightmare scenario, 1984, is fearful, undernourished, and oppressed by the state--not exactly the image we conjure up when we think of the word "hero." Dive into...

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Thomas Shippey Ph.D.