Feminist version of 1984 dystopia to be released in US

George Orwell Foundation approved the creation of a feminist version of the dystopia “1984” already approved this idea. This is reported by The Guardian.

The creation of a new novel, which will be called “Julia”, will be the responsibility of the American writer Sandra Newman. In her work, the story will be told from the perspective of the beloved of the protagonist Winston Smith, an employee of the Ministry of Truth, Julia.

Orwell's son Richard Blair supported this idea. The Writers' Foundation had previously been looking for an author to write 1984 on behalf of the woman, and Newman found the ideal candidate. The new version is expected to be published in 2023.

George Orwell's dystopia “1984” was published in 1949. The novel is set in the totalitarian state of Oceania, dominated by the Big Brother personality cult. The inhabitants of this state are deprived of any rights and are under the constant control of the authorities watching them, in particular, through special television screens, which are a television with a single channel and a built-in video camera.



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