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The Longest Journey: 1984

<p>Orwell's <em>1984</em> is more relevant than ever given the recent convergence between information and global communication technologies, mass censorship, media manipulation and control. We examine

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Orwell's 1984 is more relevant than ever given the recent convergence between information and global communication technologies, mass censorship, media manipulation and control. We examine its key ideas and their relevance in the “digital age”, and the question of whether we are seeing in some respects a fulfilment of Orwell’s prophetic work.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

George Orwell, 1984

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 1984: An introduction
  • Utopia and dystopia
  • 1984 and the "digital age"

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand and analyse theories of utopia, dystopia and 1984

Ray Younis

MA (Hons), DPhil
Ray Younis was educated at the University of Sydney (BA Hons. MA Hons.) and the University of Oxford (DPhil). He has over 30 years of teaching experience at Oxford, the University of Sydney and...