there is more to be said of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. Arthur’s life in the factory is not the centre of his revolt. The book presents, in essence, Arthur Seaton in a state of being oppressed. It is not the traditional sort of oppression. He is not starved, or beaten, or shot. He is not even underpaid. He is bamboozled and used, and he lives under threat.
Subscribe for just £45 and get free access to the archive
Please login on the left to read more or buy the article for £3