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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Obscenity and the Arts (Valletta, Malta Library Association), a limited edition ofhis lecture (see June 1970), which was 'slowly but carefully turned into typescript fromthe magnetic tapes, and theediting was done by theauthor himself'.
Ulick O'Connor informs me that on 16 and17 June 1991, Burgess attended theJoyce Summer School in Dublin and was paid two thousandpounds todeliver a lecture –the sameJoyce lecture he'd beenpeddling forthirty years.1 A full list ofhis ...
Towards theend ofhis lifehewent blindandcut aHomeric, Miltonic, Borgesian figurein the Senior Common Rooms. I fancy he even moved aboutwith the aid of a tall wooden staff. We told him that we were waiting for Anthony Burgess, ...
... ofhis audiences' (or spectators') credulity – except he couldnever imagine the thoughtsand reactions ofothers–just as there's no sympathetic orspiritual contactwith his readers. It was clear,from a few momentsinhis company, ...
This became Any Old Iron, another ofhis inflated epicswhich encompassed the sinking of the Titanic,the Great War,theRussian Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War, andthe victims of Yalta, and thereby avoided any ...
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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