George Woodcock

George Woodcock (1912-1995) is one of Canada's best-known and most prolific authors. He was born in Winnipeg and educated in England, where he socialized with some of the century's most prominent writers and intellectuals including Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Herbert Read and T.S. Eliot. He returned to Canada in 1949 and taught at the University of British Columbia for many years. In 1959, he founded the journal Canadian Literature. His contribtution to Canadian culture is immeasurable; he either wrote or edited over one-hundred books including The Crystal Spirit, his Governor-Genral's award-winning biography of Orwell; Gabriel Dumont, another bestselling biography; and Anarchism a guide to the political philosophy which continues to be read around the world. His wide range of writing includes literary criticism, poetry, travel writing, plays, social history, biography, politics and essays.

The Great Canadian Anecdote Contest
The Great Canadian Anecdote Contest

The Great Canadian Anecdote Contest

By George Woodcock

$21.95

Power to Us All : Consititution or Social Contract?
Power to Us All : Consititution or Social Contract?

Power to Us All: Consititution or Social Contract?

By George Woodcock

$21.95

Orwell's Message : 1984 & the Present
Orwell's Message : 1984 & the Present

Orwell's Message: 1984 & the Present

By George Woodcock

$16.95

Dry Wells of India : An Anthology Against Thirst
Dry Wells of India : An Anthology Against Thirst

Dry Wells of India: An Anthology Against Thirst

By George Woodcock, Margaret Atwood

$18.95