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Title Anthony Burgess and France / edited by Marc Jeannin
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource (viii, 236 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; Introduction; Anthony Burgess and France: An Overview; Anthony Burgess and France: A Lifetime of Entente?; Part One: The Influences of French Music on Anthony Burgess's Compositions; Musique pour la France d'Antoine Bourgeois; French Influences in Manchester; The "Eternal Reality" of Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune in the Works of Anthony Burgess; The Debussy Mode according to Burgess; Anthony Burgess, Musicology and Debussy; Burgess and Debussy: The Fall and the Faun; Part Two: French Culture and Anthony Burgess; Anthony Burgess's Structuralist Turn
"This Lump of Minor Art"Tea, Coca-Cola and Wine; "Une Petite Spécialité Called l'Amour"; French Harbingers and the Emergence of Modernity in Anthony Burgess's "1889 and the Devil's Mode"; Part Three: Translations and Anthony Burgess; "A Possible Transmigration"; Anthony Burgess in French Translation; Contributors; Index
Summary Celebrating the centenary of Anthony Burgess's birth, this book reveals the true relation that the British author had with France. It brings together a collection of papers by a selected group of academics who explore the sizeable French literary and musical heritage that inspired Burgess in his creations and adaptations. It shows that the portrait of Anthony Burgess would be incomplete if the importance and influence of French literary and musical works on his career are not considered. Adopting a multifaceted approach, the book includes numerous in-depth analyses of Anthony Burgess's works i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes "The [Anthony Burgess Centre's] fifth international symposium 'Anthony Burgess and France' was held on 5-7 December 2014 at the University of Angers."--Page 2
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Subject Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993 -- Criticism and interpretation
Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993.
Literature & literary studies.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Jeannin, Marc, editor
Anthony Burgess Centre. International Symposium (5th : 2014 : University of Angers), issuing body
ISBN 9781443891516