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Burgess on Translation

Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture. — Anthony Burgess

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Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture.

— Anthony Burgess

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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society’s crime problem – but not all goes according to plan. 85 more words

A Clockwork Orange in Rome

What’s it going to be then, eh? Doing a brand new production of A Clockwork Orange is always going to be problematic. Visually do you go with the iconic – the one false eyelash; the Doc Martens boots; the braces; the bowler hat? 752 more words

Review: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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A vicious fifteen-year-old “droog” is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick’s magnificent film of the same title. 393 more words

Book Review

The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. 11 more words

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Simply Explore...A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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“What we were after was lashings of ultraviolence.”

In this nightmare vision of youth in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. 4,713 more words

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