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The real life of Anthony Burgess

Andrew Biswell

The real life of Anthony Burgess

by Andrew Biswell

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burgess, Anthony, -- 1917-1993,,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Biswell.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22860825M
    ISBN 100330481711
    ISBN 109780330481717

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The Real Life of Anthony Burgess is a positive biography, attempting to right the balance of previous negative accounts and biographies, and do justice to Anthony Burgess in all his tattered humanity.

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John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/ ˈ b ɜːr dʒ ə s /; 25 February – 22 November ), who published under the name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer and composer.

Although Burgess was predominantly a comic writer, his dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange remains his best-known novel. Init was adapted into a controversial film by Stanley Kubrick, which Burgess said was.

The Real Life of Anthony Burgess by Andrew Biswell Picador £20, pp On the one occasion I met Anthony Burgess, in a cloud of cigar smoke in a. The Real Life of Anthony Burgess fairly thrums with this kind of baffled enquiry.

Time and again, in scanning the accounts of Burgess's (fairly grim) child- and young-manhood in Manchester, quasi. Anthony Burgess, also called Joseph Kell, original name John Anthony Burgess Wilson, (born FebruManchester, England—died NovemLondon), English novelist, critic, and man of letters whose fictional explorations of modern dilemmas combine wit, moral earnestness, and a note of the bizarre.

Trained in English literature and phonetics, Burgess taught in the extramural. The Real Life of Anthony Burgess. By Andrew Biswell The Real Life of Anthony Burgess By Andrew Biswell The first comprehensive biography on the life of English novelist, critic, and composer Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange.

Admired worldwide for. Anthony Burgess Quotes. 22 of the best book quotes from Anthony Burgess #1 “More, badness is of the self, the one, the you or me on our oddy knockies, and that self is made by old Bog or God and is his great pride and radosty.

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coffee-table books, acres of journalism, endless book-reviews, and. Anthony Burgess is one of the most underrated writers in the English language. This does a disservice to a half-century of superb work until his death inencompassing novels of every.

Get this from a library. The real life of Anthony Burgess. [Andrew Biswell] -- "Anthony Burgess has always attracted acclaim and notoriety in roughly equal measure. Admired for the scope and inventiveness of his literary novels - including Earthly Powers and the Enderby Quartet.

'The Real Life of Anthony Burgess is the biography all Burgess fans have been waiting for and which the great man himself richly deserves: revelatory, scrupulous, sincere and fascinating' William Boyd, Books of the Year Guardian 'Biswell's absorbing new life is a work of scholarship, understanding and sympathetic portraiture' Observer.

Get this from a library. The real life of Anthony Burgess. [Andrew Biswell] -- Anthony Burgess was a writer whose works attracted success and notoriety in roughly equal measures. This biography charts his solitary childhood, his haphazard education, his anti-heroic army career.

Andrew Biswell is the biographer of Anthony was made Professor of Modern Literature in the Department of English at Manchester Metropolitan University in June having previously held the positions of Lecturer, then Principal Lecturer, in English and Creative Writing, and Academic Director of the Manchester Writing School.

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InAnthony Burgess took up a commission from a Nigerian publishing company and, in two weeks, delivered to them the manuscript for Ninety-Nine Novels: The Best in English since — A Personal hed the following year, the book delivers exactly what its title, subtitle, and sub-subtitle promises: the finest novels English-language writers.Enderby’s Dark Lady was the fifth in the series, and that will be the second book focused on in this paper.

Anthony Burgess’s work in A Clockwork Orange and Enderby’s Dark Lady strongly reflects significant events or influences in his own life.

Anthony Burgess was born John Burgess Wilson in Manchester, England in early (Stinson 1).