Anthony Burgess (Burgess Anthony)( English novelist, essayist and translator.)
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Biography Anthony Burgess (Burgess Anthony)
Born February 25, 1917 in Manchester. He studied at Manchester University, graduating in 1940. After six years of military service working as a teacher, seriously thinking about a musical career.
Heroes books Burgess - emerged from the Catholic church, unsuccessful poets and musicians, would-be teachers, linguists, which are easier to feel in the world of words, rather than in the real world, and other unlucky intellectuals. The action of his novels are often set in exotic countries like Malaya - At the end of a long day (The Long Day Wanes, . 1964), . Russia - Honey for the Bear (Honey for the Bear, . 1963) or Gibraltar - The visible building (A Vision of Battlements, . 1965); in the society of the future - A Clockwork Orange (A Clockwork Orange, . 1962) or in the past, . example in Elizabethan England - It's not the sun (Nothing Like the Sun, . 1964), . Napoleonic France - Symphony of Napoleon (Napoleon Symphony, . 1974) or in the Roman Empire in the early years of Christianity - the kingdom of Satan (The Kingdom of the Wicked, . 1985),
. Book tribute to the typewriter (Homage to Qwert Yulop, 1986) amounted to newspaper and magazine essays, Little Wilson and Big God (Little Wilson and Big God, 1987) - the first book of the planned autobiography, Burgess. Among other works - Any piece of iron (Any Old Iron, 1989) and Dead in Depforde (A Dead Man in Deptford, 1993).
Burgess talent is most clearly manifested in an amazing proficiency in a language. His admiration for Joyce Burgess demonstrates in the books As Joyce (Re Joyce, 1965), Graft Joyce: introduction to the language of James Joyce (Joysprick: An Introduction to the Language of James Joyce, 1973) and in their own fiction. In A Clockwork Orange writer introduces the text of the Russian words in a novel about Shakespeare It is not the sun stylized language of Elizabethan. The hero of the novel Doctor sick (The Doctor Is Sick, . 1960), . linguist education, . captured, . as he calls it, . recourse to alliteration, . 'fusion of words', . in the novel Earth forces (Earthy Powers, . 1980) plot and characters jostle reflections on linguistics, . Joyce and literature,
Burgess died in London on 25 November 1993.