Anthony Burgess: A Biography
Macmillan, 4 feb. 2014 - 480 pagina's
Interviewer: "On what occasions do you lie?" Anthony Burgess: "When I write, when I speak, when I sleep."
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Or so he maintained –infact Burgess's complaints about 'the narrow insularity of British life' and the philosophy of art he adumbrated from this reveal more about hisown mind – with its sham splendour–and restlessnessthan itdoes about ...
Lawrence was a witness to sexuality; his subject, the mythical and ritualistic; his world, the dangerous forestsof the mind ('thedivine unconscious'). Burgess interprets him as a theologicalFreud, a psychoanalytic Blake:'Lawrence's ...
She forebore toaddthat,as 'The Algonquin Oedipus', itwas printed in the Listener on 1 June 1971. 'Claude LéviStrauss'sThe Scope of Anthropology stirredmea great deal,'Burgess vouchsafed.'Riddles, incest, the functioning of the mind.
of the mind. I've fallen out with my French translator though, unfortunately. He was a leader in the Hitler Youth. He'd changed his name to that ofa red wine. Tell me, Dick, which white wine did Joyce drink?
... in the hope that its magic powers will aid their cause. Reminiscent ofthe Nazis wantingto makeevil useof the Arkofthe Covenant inan Indiana Jones picture, or evenof Tolkien and his talismanic rings, at least to my mind,
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ANTHONY BURGESS: A BiographyGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
Loquacious portraitist Lewis (The Real Life of Laurence Olivier, 1997, etc.) leaves no stone unturned in his obsessive and hardly sympathetic life of the tortured author of A Clockwork Orange.Born in ... Volledige review lezen
Anthony BurgessGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
Lewis, a biographer of both Peter Sellers and Laurence Olivier, presents a spiraling, kaleidoscopic biography of one of the 20th century's most noted authors. While as a novelist he was best known for ... Volledige review lezen