OPINION: A Real Physical Type

Leafing through the Sept. 15 issue of Vogue, British Author George Orwell, literary critic (Dickens, Dali and Others) and political satirist (Animal Farm), ran across a picture of himself in Vogue's "spotlight," found himself described as a "plain speaker" and a "direct writer." Leafing a little more, he generated some direct thoughts on U.S. fashions, women and mores. Last week the New Republic printed them:

"[The] . . . magazine . . . consists of 325 large quarto pages, of which no less than 15 are given up to articles on world politics,...

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