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A clockwork orange : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts criticism /

Anthony Burgess ; edited by Mark Rawlinson.

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Main Author: Burgess, Anthony
Other Names: Rawlinson, Mark.
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Topics: Teenage boys - Fiction. | Criminals - Fiction. | Science-Fiction. | Satire. | Englisch. | Clockwork orange (Motion picture) | Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993. Clockwork orange. | Kubrick, Stanley - Criticism and interpretation.
Genres: Satire. | Science fiction. | Satire. | Satire. | Science fiction.
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100 1 |aBurgess, Anthony,|d1917-1993.
245 12|aA clockwork orange :|bauthoritative text, backgrounds and contexts criticism /|cAnthony Burgess ; edited by Mark Rawlinson.
250 |a1st ed.
260 |aNew York :|bW.W. Norton & Co.,|c©2011.
300 |ax, 357 pages ;|c22 cm.
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490 1 |aA Norton critical edition
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 355-357).
505 0 |a[Pt. 1.0] The text of A clockwork orange -- Notes on the text = -- A glossary of Nadsat terms.
505 0 |a[Pt. 2.1] Backgrounds and contexts : Anthony Burgess on A clockwork orange -- [Writing A clockwork orange] -- [Pelagian versus Augustinian] -- [Aesthetics versus ethics] -- "Review" of Stanley Kubrick's film -- [The American A clockwork orange] -- [Print versus cinema] -- On Stanley Kubrick -- Interview -- [Human perfectibility, dystopias, and violence] -- [U.K. versus U.S. editions] -- A clockwork orange resucked -- [Origins and adaptations]
505 0 |a[Pt. 2.2] Cultural settings -- The Teddy Boy / Paul Rock and Stanley Cohen -- [Behavior modification] / B.F. Skinner -- [Against "autonomous man"] / John R. Platt -- ["Menticide"] / Joost A. M. Meerloo -- [Brain-washing] / William Sargant -- [Art and morality] / George Steiner.
505 0 |a[Pt. 3.1] Criticism : on Burgess's novel -- Review / Robert Taubman -- Review / Anonymous -- Horrorshow on Amis Avenue / Julian Mitchell -- Review / Diana Josselson -- Review / Robert Gorham Davis -- [Composition] / Andrew Biswell -- [Structure and human growth] / Philip E. Ray -- [Dualism, not progress] / Rubin Rabinovitz -- [U.S. audiences] / David Lodge -- [Revisions of the "myth"] / William Hutchings -- [Nadsat, empathy, and distance] / Esther Petix -- [Linguistic invention] / Julie Carson -- [Anti-language] / Roger Fowler -- [Burgess and Russian] / Zinovy Zinik -- [Burgess and music] / Paul Phillips -- -- [The family] / Kenneth Womack and Todd F. Davis -- [Education, masculinity, and violence] / Geoffrey Sharpless -- [Circularity] / Shirley Chew -- [Fashion and masculinity] / Berthold Schoene-Harwood -- [Dystopias] / Patrick Parrinder -- [Pelagianism and augustinianism] / Geoffrey Aggeler -- [Free will and Ludovico's technique] / Samuel McCracken -- [Punishment] / Trevor J. Saunders -- [Rebellion and accommodation] / Sam Johnson -- [Language and social control] / Robbie B.H. Goh.
505 0 |a[Pt. 3.2] Criticism : on Stanley Kubrick's film -- [Subcultural appropriations] / Peter Hughes Jachimmiak -- [Freedom] / Steven M. Cahn -- Review / Vincent Canby -- Review / Pauline Kael -- Horror show / Christopher Ricks -- Interview with Stanley Kubrick / Philip Strick and Penelope Houston -- A clockwork orange / Don Daniels -- [Violence] / Alexander Walker -- [Juvenile delinquency and censorship] / Philip French -- [Screen violence and the audience] / Thomas Elsaesser -- [Cinema censorship] / Tom Dewe Mathews -- [Press sensationalism and copycat violence] / Julian Petley.
520 |aA disturbing tale about good and evil and the meaning of human freedom, A Clockwork Orange has become a modern classic since its publication in 1962. Anthony Burgess's hero, the hedonistic and violent Alex, is our guide on a journey into a dystopian future where sociopathic youths rule the night and the authorities emulate their moral indifference in the pursuit of social order.
520 |aThis Norton Critical Edition of A Clockwork Orange is based on the first British edition and includes the final chapter once omitted from the U.S. edition. It is accompanied by Mark Rawlinson's preface, explanatory annotations, and textual notes. A glossary of the Russian-origin terms that inspired Alex's vocabulary is provided to illustrate the process by which Burgess developed the novel's distinctive style.
520 |a"Backgrounds and Contexts" presents a wealth of materials chosen to enrich the reader's understanding of the historical roots of what has become an unforgettable work. Many are by Burgess himself, of including accounts of his motives for writing A Clockwork Orange; his exegesis of the novel's theological, political, and philosophical themes; and his provocative interventions in the debates over the British versus the American edition and over the cultural and social impacts of the film adaptation.
520 |a"Criticism" is divided into two sections, one addressing the novel and the other Stanley Kubrick's film version, which created a scandal and new audiences after 1972. Contemporary reviews of the novel are reprinted alongside a wide range of scholarly commentary, including, among others, David Lodge on the American reader; Andrew Biswell on composition and publication; Julie Carson on linguistic invention; Linovv Zinik on Burgess and the Russian language; Geoffrey Sharpless on education, masculinity, and violence; Shirley Chew on fictional form; Patrick Parrinder on dystopias; and Robbie B.H. Goh on language and social control. An analysis of the him adaptation is provided in reviews by Vincent Canby, Pauline Kael, and Christopher Ricks; in Philip Strick and Penelope Houston's interview with Kubrick; and in interpretive essays by Peter Hughes Jachimiak, Steven M. Cahn, Don Daniels, Alexander Walker, Philip French, Thomas Elsaesser, Tom Dewe Mathews, and Julian Petley. --Book Jacket.
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