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Burgess, Anthony 1917-1993

Works: 77 works in 433 publications in 8 languages and 13,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Illustrated works  Biography  Poetry  Religious films  Bible films  Television mini-series  History  Experimental fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Adapter, Translator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Other, Contributor, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PR6052.U638, 882.01
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony Burgess
Cyrano de Bergerac by Anthony Burgess( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rostand's famous play tells of the brilliant wit Cyrano, with a face marred by his huge nose, who composes love letters to help his friend Christian woo the beautiful Roxane, with whom Cyrano is secretly in love
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The long day wanes; a Malayan trilogy by Anthony Burgess( Book )

39 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in English and Romanian and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Enderby's dark lady, or, No end to Enderby by Anthony Burgess( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest Enderby novel begins and ends with some surprising episodes in the life of William Shakespeare, subject of one of the dedicated poet's rare ventures into prose literature. in between, Enderby finds himself in Terrebasse, Indianan, taking part in an American musical based on the life of the Bard and falling desperately in love
Jesus of Nazareth by William Barclay( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprise en édition de poche d'un ouvrage qui, dans son édition originale parue chez Denoël en 1978, se présentait sous la forme d'un magnifique album illustré d'une centaine de photos tirées du film de Franco Zeffirelli. Reproduction intégrale du récit de la vie de Jésus par William Barclay d'après les dialogues rédigés par Anthony Burgess pour le scénario du film. Réduction à un choix de quinze des quelque cent photos de l'album original
Byrne : a novel by Anthony Burgess( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in verse chronicling the escapades of a worldly Irishman, which include a stint writing music for the Nazis. "The question is: Can music really speak? / Music is merely notes, / all self-referring; / The articulative faculty is weak; / Music means rather less than a cat's purring."
A vision of battlements by Anthony Burgess( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moses : a narrative by Anthony Burgess( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Mozart : a paean for Wolfgang by Anthony Burgess( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homage to Mozart on the occasion of the bicentennial of his death with celestial dialogue, an opera libretto, fragments of film script, and part rumination on the mystery of music
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the story of Oedipus, who killed his father and married his mother
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Undetermined and Artificial and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three early-humans travel the savannah, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths, and cannibalistic tribes as they search for a flame to replace the fire that their tribe has lost
Enderby outside by Anthony Burgess( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisk roman om forfatterens oplevelser som bartender i London
Cyrano de Bergerac( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The classic tale of romance and tragedy tells the touching story of the big-nosed poet and philosopher Cyrano (Kline) who feeds the handsome but empty-headed Christian (Sunjata) the honeyed words to win the love of the beautiful Roxanne (Garner)."--Container
A long trip to teatime by Anthony Burgess( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Giovanni [and] Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Italian and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The worm and the ring by Anthony Burgess( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary sonnets and other poems by Anthony Burgess( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of major novels, essays and reviews, the lecturer whose dazzling take on T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land changed our reading of the poem, is - like Eliot himself - a prosodic genius and a musical aficionado. Add to this the autobiographical poem 'The Sword', his New York Times verses about the Apollo II moon landing, a verse fragment from his abandoned novel It is the Miller's Daughter - his fans and new readers will be left with a sense of the scale, wit and accomplishment of one of the creative originals of the twentieth century."--Jacket
Cyrano de Bergerac( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I decided to excel in everything!" proclaims Cyrano de Bergerac, the poet, philosopher, and gallant soldier famed for his incomparable swordplay and wordplay. But Cyrano will never excel at what he wants most: winning the love of beautiful Roxanne. His large, deformed nose makes him hideously ugly -- so Cyrano uses his heartfelt eloquence to woo Roxanne for a rival."--Container
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic poem about the lone survivor of a sea tragedy, one which he caused by murdering an albatross, and the redemption he sought afterward, told by the sailor over the backdrop of a lively wedding
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Byrne : a novel
Alternative Names
Kell, Joseph

Kell, Joseph 1917-1993

Wilson, John Anthony Burgess, 1917-1993

Wilson, John Burgess, 1917-1993

ウイルソン, J. B

バージェス, A

バージェス, アントニイ

バージエスアンソニー, 1917-1993

Jesus of NazarethThe long day wanes; a Malayan trilogyByrne : a novelOedipus the KingRevolutionary sonnets and other poems