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In characteristically daring style, Anthony Burgess combines two responses to Orwell's 1984 in one book. The first is a sharp analysis: through dialogues, parodies and essays, Burgess sheds new light on what he called 'an apocalyptic codex of our worst fears', creating a critique that is literature in its own right. Part two is Burgess' own dystopic vision, written in 1978. He skewers both the present and the future, describing a state where industrial disputes and social unrest compete with overwhelming surveillance, security concerns and the dominance of technology to make life a thing to be suffered rather than lived. Together these two works form a unique guide to one of the twentieth century's most talented, imaginative and prescient writers. Several decades later, Burgess' most singular work still stands.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Anthony Burgess
Forlag
SERPENT'S TAIL
ISBN 9781846689192
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 13,1cm x 19,8cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 176 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd