Who is Anthony Burgess?

  • (noun): English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993).
    Synonyms: Burgess

Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/ˈbɜrdʒəs/; 25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and composer. Burgess was predominantly seen as a comic writer, and although this was how his works were read, he claimed that his works weren't intended to be humorous.

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List Of Autobiographies - By Date
... in 1887 Ambrose Bierce What I Saw of Shiloh 1881 Ion Creangă Memories of Boyhood 1883 Anthony Trollope An Autobiography 1883 Walt Whitman Specimen ... Lost in Translation A Life in a New Language 1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Giant Steps Kareem 1990 Anthony Burgess Little Wilson and Big God, Being the First Part of the Confessions of Anthony ...
Shakespeare (Anthony Burgess)
... critical study of William Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess, was published in 1970 ... Works of Anthony Burgess Novels The Malayan Trilogy Time for a Tiger The Enemy in the Blanket Beds in the East The Right to an Answer The Doctor is Sick The Worm and the ...
Cyrano De Bergerac (play) - Stage History - Later Stage Versions
... Anthony Burgess wrote a new translation and adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac in 1970, which had its world premiere at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis ... In 1973, a musical adaptation by Anthony Burgess, called Cyrano and starring Christopher Plummer (who won a Tony Award for his performance), appeared in Boston and then on Broadway ... This production was unique in that it combined the translation by Anthony Burgess with portions of the original French text, taking advantage of Canadian bilingualism for dramatic effect ...
Paul Phillips (conductor) - Music Scholarship
... Phillips is the author of A Clockwork Counterpoint The Music and Literature of Anthony Burgess (Manchester University Press, 2010), the first comprehensive study of Burgess's music and its ... He contributed the Anthony Burgess entry in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, several articles published in the Anthony Burgess ... His essay "Burgess and Music" will appear in the new Norton Critical Edition of A Clockwork Orange (Norton, 2010) ...

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