Additional Resources for A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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Aggeler, Geoffrey, Anthony Burgess: The Artist as Novelist, University of Alabama Press, 1979.

Aggeler examines Burgess's books thematically.
Burgess read and commented on Aggeler's book asM
it was being written.

Burgess, Anthony, Little Wilson and Big God, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.

Burgess's autobiography is entertaining and illuminating,
and well worth reading. He discusses his attitudes
towards the reception both of his novel,
A Clockwork Orange, and its film adaptation.


Hammer, Stephanie Barbe, "Conclusion: Resistance, Metaphysics, and the Aesthetics of Failure in Modern Criminal Literature," in The Sublime Crime: Fascination, Failure and Form in Literature of the Enlightenment, Southern Illinois University Press, 1994, pp. 154-74.

Hammer discusses A Clockwork Orange as an example
of criminal literature.

Pritchard, William H., "The Novels of Anthony Burgess," in Massachusetts Review, Vol. 7, No. 3. Summer 1996.

Pritchard explores the reader's feelings towards Alex
and notes the novel's ability to almost make the
reader feel relieved when Alex returns...

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