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The Higher Morality: Anthony Burgess and ‘The Business of Moral Choice’

Ben Masters

in Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Focussing on the evolution of Anthony Burgess’s prose style from A Clockwork Orange through later works like Nothing Like the Sun, MF, and Earthly Powers, this chapter argues that Burgess developed a ... More


The Exhaustion of Colonial Romance: W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines representations of Englishness and the British Empire in the writings of W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess. It suggests that Maugham's representation of Europeans in ... More


Figures of Rule

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the figure of rule, which is different from the figures of the jungle and the crowd, and is both more abstract and more polymorphous. It looks at anarchy in the East, which is ... More


The Westminster Standards

J. V. Fesko

in The Covenant of Works: The Origins, Development, and Reception of the Doctrine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190071363
eISBN:
9780190071394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071363.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Many contemporary critics of the Westminster Standards believe that it is a doctrinal straightjacket that narrows the bounds of permissible beliefs within the church. The confession does define the ... More


Musical Dialectics and the More Troublesome Beethoven

Kate McQuiston

in We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199767656
eISBN:
9780199369492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767656.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Chapter 7 takes on the shifting musical dialectics of A Clockwork Orange and its implications for interpreting Beethoven and his problematic Ninth Symphony in the twentieth and twenty-first ... More


Viddy and Slooshy

Sean McQueen

in Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter looks at how the assemblages that characterise a society of control intervene at the level of speech and thought. It takes up Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange (1962), a meditation on ... More


In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States

Brian Lennon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665013
eISBN:
9781452946344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665013.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Multilingual literature defies simple translation. Beginning with this insight, this book examines the resistance multilingual literature offers to book publication itself. In readings of G. V. ... More


‘A Language of the Future’: Discursive Constructions of the Subject in A Clockwork Orange and Random Acts of Senseless Violence

Veronica Hollinger

in Speaking Science Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238348
eISBN:
9781781380741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238348.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Jack Womack's near-future novel Random Acts of Senseless Violence (1993) in the context of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange (1962). Both novels are the stories ... More


Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Ben Masters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Re-examining elaborate English stylists from the post-war period to the present day (including Anthony Burgess, Angela Carter, Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Nicola Barker, and David Mitchell) through a ... More


Coda

Ben Masters

in Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

This final chapter considers how far the broader arguments made about style in the previous chapters could be applied to other economies of novelistic prose (e.g. minimalism), before arguing that ... More


Behaviourism and social constructionism

Gavin Miller

in Science Fiction and Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620603
eISBN:
9781789623758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620603.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores science fiction’s deployment of behaviourism and social constructionism, which insist on the malleability of human psychology. B.F. Skinner’s near-future utopia. Walden Two ... More


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