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A Clockwork Orange

In a 1976 interview, Anthony Burgess was asked in reference to the 1971 film adaptation of his 1962 novel, A Clockwork Orange, if he might also “be a creation of (director Stanley) Kubrick” to which Burgess answered: “Far from it!  Kubrick is a creation of mine”.

 

           At one fell swoop, this interchange displays both Burgess’s public hubris and his somewhat second-place status in twentieth-century English letters.  Born John Anthony Burgess Wilson in 1917 to a Roman Catholic family in ...

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