Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Although he did not start publishing until middle age, Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) had over sixty published books to his credit by the time of his death. One of them, the short novel A Clockwork Orange (1962), was to bring him fame and notoriety outside England following the 1971 release of Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation. The prominence of that single novel would impel its author to confront a public continually asking directly or by implication: What else have you written, Mr. Burgess? Burgess produced scores of novels, biographies, books of literary criticism, film scripts, and news articles. A linguist and polyglot who was fluent in eight languages, he invented the language used in the 1981 film Quest for Fire. He translated and adapted Bizet's Carmen, Weber's Oberon, and other operas for the English stage. His ReJoyce: An Introduction to James Joyce for the Ordinary Reader remains a standard in Joycean criticism. Conversations with Anthony Burgess captures, through in-depth interviews, a writer of tremendous energy, inventiveness, and self-discipline. The collection brings together interviews from 1971 to 1989, including two pieces published for the first time. Earl G. Ingersoll is distinguished professor emeritus of English at SUNY College at Brockport. He has written, edited, and coedited many books, including Conversations with May Sarton and Conversations with Rita Dove, both from University Press of Mississippi. Mary C. Ingersoll is a retired elementary school teacher who specialized in teaching humanities to gifted students.

Buy Conversations with Anthony Burgess book by Earl G. Ingersoll from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781604730968
ISBN-10: 160473096X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: University Press of Mississippi
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Conversations with Anthony Burgess book by Earl G. Ingersoll and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Earl G. Ingersoll

Earl Ingersoll is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at the State University of New York.

Books By Author Earl G. Ingersoll

Breaking the Alabaster Jar by Earl G. Ingersoll

Breaking the Alabaster Jar

Paperback, June 2006
$34.35