Literature

Literature

Interesting Facts about Tarzan

Fun trivia about Tarzan and his creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs Ray Bradbury called Tarzan’s creator ‘probably the most influential writer in the entire history of the world.’ What prompted such a statement? There’s no doubt that Edgar Rice Burroughs’ creation has become world-famous, but what is it about Tarzan that […]

Literature

The Best Dystopian Novels Written Before Orwell’s 1984

10 interesting works of dystopian fiction that predate George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) is perhaps the most famous dystopian novel in the world, with the adjective ‘Orwellian’ being listed in the Oxford English Dictionary and the phrases ‘Big Brother’, ‘thoughtcrime’, and ‘newspeak’ being part of the language. But Orwell’s classic […]