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Burgess, Anthony 1917-1993

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A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess( Book )

528 editions published between 1417 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 8,746 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 )

114 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,770 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 )

70 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend of biography, anecdotes, speculations, critical commentary and personal insights
Re Joyce by Anthony Burgess( Book )

67 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary on Joyce for the average reader
Ernest Hemingway and his world by Anthony Burgess( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,827 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
The novel now : a guide to contemporary fiction by Anthony Burgess( Book )

64 editions published between 1947 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any old iron by Anthony Burgess( Book )

39 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,709 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 )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,691 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
Nothing like the sun, a story of Shakespeare's love-life by Anthony Burgess( Book )

85 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Nothing Like The Sun' is a magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare's love life. Starting with the young Will, the novel is a romp that follows Will's maturation into sex and writing
1985 by Anthony Burgess( Book )

74 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,639 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
The kingdom of the wicked by Anthony Burgess( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,636 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
Cyrano de Bergerac by Anthony Burgess( Book )

33 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 1,576 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
Flame into being : the life and work of D.H. Lawrence by Anthony Burgess( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of the world news : an entertainment by Anthony Burgess( Book )

40 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tremor of intent by Anthony Burgess( Book )

60 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 1,486 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
The pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother dies, Ellen Henshaw is put into the doubtful care of her seldom sober, but kind hearted father Billy. She rises from a childhood spent in seedy boarding houses and a Brussels convent education, to become a highly sought-after "companion" with "Schools of Love" from Bangkok to London. However, Billy remains the chief theme of the story as Ellen recalls affectionately their varied and colourful adventures together
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
A mouthful of air : language, languages-- especially English by Anthony Burgess( Book )

31 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 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 wanting seed by Anthony Burgess( Book )

80 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without anger. It is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious."
A shorter Finnegans wake by James Joyce( Book )

38 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Anthony Burgess britischer Schriftsteller und Komponist

Anthony Burgess Brits schrijver

Anthony Burgess pisarz brytyjski

Anthony Burgess scrittore, critico letterario e glottoteta britannico

Bardžis, Entoni

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Bērdžess, Entonijs 1917-1993

Burdzěss, A.

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Burges Wilson, John 1917-1993

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Burgesse, Anthony 1917-1993

Kell, Joseph.

Kell Joseph 1917-1993

Wilson, Anthony Burgess 1917-1993

Wilson, J. B. 1917-1993

Wilson John 1917-1993

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Wilson, John Anthony Burgess 1917-1993

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Wilson, John Burgess 1917-1993

Антъни Бърджес

Берджесс А. 1917-1993

Берджесс Уилсон Д. Э. 1917-1993

Бёрджесс, Энтони 1917-1993

Джилверн Э. 1917-1993

Ентони Барџес

Ентоні Берджес

Келл Д. 1917-1993

Пауэл Э. 1917-1993

Энтані Бёрджас

Энтані Бэрджэс

Энтони Бёрджесс

אנתוני ברג'ס

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أنتوني برجس

أنتوني بيرجس، 1917-1993

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

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バージェス, アントニー

バージェス, アントニイ

バージエスアンソニー 1917-1993


Earthly powersShakespeareRe JoyceErnest Hemingway and his worldAny old ironA dead man in DeptfordNothing like the sun, a story of Shakespeare's love-life1985