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Burgess, Anthony 1917-1993

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A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess( Book )

386 editions published between 1417 and 2019 in 21 languages and held by 8,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through a central character, Alex, the disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic of youthful violence and social redemption set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile deliquent undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior
Earthly powers by Anthony Burgess( Book )

116 editions published between 1980 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burgess's ambitious study of 20th-century history centers on the stormy relationship between an effete, popular novelist and a Faustian priest
Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess( Book )

80 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend of biography, anecdotes, speculations, critical commentary and personal insights
Ernest Hemingway and his world by Anthony Burgess( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the most widely-read 20th century American writers, with an assessment of the contribution he made to contemporary literature
Nothing like the sun : a story of Shakespeare's love-life by Anthony Burgess( Book )

105 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing Like the Sun is a fictional biography of William Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess first published in 1964. It tells the story of Shakespeare's life with a mixture of fact and fiction, the latter including an affair with a black prostitute named Fatimah, who inspires the Dark Lady of the Sonnets
1985 by Anthony Burgess( Book )

75 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by and intended as a tribute to George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Burgess' book is in two parts. The first is a series of essays and self-interviews (Burgess is the voice of the interviewer and the interviewee) discussing aspects of Orwell's book. The second is a novella set in 1985, seven years distant at the time of the novel's writing
Any old iron by Anthony Burgess( Book )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of survival in our century and the destinies of two families, one Welsh, and one Jewish, who are bound together by marriage
A dead man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess( Book )

62 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of the life of the 16th Century playwright, Christopher Marlowe, portraying him as a spy for Elizabeth I's government in its war with Catholics. Lots of color on Elizabethan London, the court, the intrigues, the theater, the slums. The author's last book before his death, it comes 30 years after his Nothing Like the Sun, a novel on Shakespeare
The kingdom of the wicked by Anthony Burgess( Book )

65 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with the crucifixion of Jesus and ending, seventy years later, with the destruction of Pompeii, the wminent novelist and critic limns a dazzling, intellectually provocative recreation of the beginnings of Christianity
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

82 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Tremor of intent by Anthony Burgess( Book )

82 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British agent is assigned to bring back a scientist who has defected to Russia and is hindered by any number of unusual characters
Flame into being : the life and work of D.H. Lawrence by Anthony Burgess( Book )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the English author, D.H. Lawrence, and examines the development of his fiction and poetry
The end of the world news : an entertainment by Anthony Burgess( Book )

42 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and French and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented without chapter breaks, the plot weaves together three storylines. One follows Leon Trotsky on a journey to New York City shortly before the Russian Revolution of 1917. This story is written as the libretto of an Off-Broadway musical. A second tale covers the life and career of Sigmund Freud and includes portrayals of Havelock Ellis and Krafft-Ebing. The third part is set in the future, shortly before the impact of a rogue, extrasolar planet with the Earth. Because of the latter story line, it is considered a work of fantastic fiction
The pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess( Book )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel is one of Anthony Burgess's most accessible and entertaining works. By turns bawdy, raucous, tender and bittersweet, and full of music and songs, this is a warm and affectionate portrait of the working-class Lancashire of the 1920s and 1930s that he knew from his own early life
The wanting seed by Anthony Burgess( Book )

89 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world that overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world of spacelessness where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality ("It's Sapiens to be Homo"). This time of the near future is eventually transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without enemies
Napoleon symphony by Anthony Burgess( Book )

66 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grand and affectionate tragicomic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte that teases and reweaves Napoleon's life into a pattern borrowed - in liberty, equality, and fraternity - from Beethoven's Third "Eroica" Symphony, in this rich, exciting, bawdy, and funny novel Anthony Burgess has pulled out all the stops for a virtuoso performance that is literary, historical, and musical
Finnegans wake by James Joyce( Book )

53 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the narrator through various levels of drunken semi-consciousness. Loosely written around the Irish ballad of Tim Finnegan, who, roused by spilled whiskey, came to at his wake
A mouthful of air : language, languages-- especially English by Anthony Burgess( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of language, how it operates now, how it got to be that way, how it will develop in the future, Shakespeare's pronunciation, English newly generated abroad, everyday speech, and the place of English in the world family of languages
The doctor is sick by Anthony Burgess( Book )

86 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Edwin Spindrift, a linguist, decides to escape from the hospital the night before his brain tumor surgery is scheduled and discovers a world of people exists outside his universe of words
One hand clapping by Anthony Burgess( Book )

53 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working-class wife Janet Shirley provides details of her life of newfound luxury thanks to her husband's run on a high-stakes television quiz show which he won with the help of his quirky photographic memory
 
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A clockwork orange
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Earthly powersShakespeareErnest Hemingway and his worldNothing like the sun : a story of Shakespeare's love-life1985Any old ironA dead man in DeptfordThe kingdom of the wicked
Alternative Names
Anthony Burgess brita verkisto

Anthony Burgess britischer Schriftsteller und Komponist

Anthony Burgess Brits schrijver

Anthony Burgess Britse skrywer

Anthony Burgess britský spisovatel a hudební skladatel

Anthony Burgess écrivain britannique

Anthony Burgess englantilainen kirjailija, kriitikko, säveltäjä, esseisti ja toimittaja

Anthony Burgess English writer (1917-1993)

Anthony Burgess escritor y compositor inglés

Anthony Burgess pisarz brytyjski

Anthony Burgess scrittore, critico letterario e glottoteta britannico

Antonius Burgess

Bardžis, Entoni

Berdžesas Antonis

Berdžesas Entonis

Berdžess, Èntoni.

Bērdžess, Entonijs, 1917-1993

Burdzěss, A., 1917-1993

Burgers, Anthony 1917-1993

Burges Wilson, John, 1917-1993

Burgess, A. (Anthony), 1917-1993

Burgess, Anthony

Burgess, Anthony, 1917-

Burgess Wilson John

Burgess Wilson, John Anthony 1917-1993

Burgessas A.

Burgessas Anthonis

Burgesse, Anthony 1917-1993

Joseph Kell 1917-1993

Kell Joseph

Kell Joseph 1917-1993

Wilson, Anthony Burgess, 1917-1993

Wilson, J. B., 1917-1993

Wilson, John

Wilson John 1917-1993

Wilson, John Anthony, 1917-1993

Wilson , John Anthony Burgess

Wilson, John Anthony Burgess 1917-1993

Wilson, John Burgess.

Wilson, John Burgess 1917-1993

Антъни Бърджес

Бёрджесс Э.

Бёрджесс, Энтони, 1917-1993.

Ентони Барџес

Ентоні Берджес

Энтані Бёрджас

Энтані Бэрджэс

Энтони Бёрджесс

Энтони Бөржесс

Էնթոնի Բյորջեսս

אנתוני ברג'ס סופר בריטי

ברג'ס, אנתוני

انتونى برجس

أنتوني برجس كاتب إنجليزي

أنتوني بيرجس، 1917-1993

آنتونی برجس

آنتونی برجس ژورنالیست، نویسنده، مترجم، آهنگساز، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و شاعر بریتانیایی

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버제스, 앤서니 1917-1993

버지스, 앤서니 1917-1993

버지스, 앤소니 1917-1993

버지스, 앤터니 1917-1993

アンソニー・バージェス

ウイルソン, J. B.

ウイルソン, J. B. 1917-1993

バージェス, アンソニー

バージェス, アントニー

バージェス, アントニイ

バージェス, アントニイ, 1917-1993.

バージエスアンソニー 1917-1993

安東尼·伯吉斯

約翰·安東尼·伯吉斯·威爾森 英國作家

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