Monday 1 October 2012

Anthony Burgess event - all invited!

As part of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures launch programme, English, American Studies and Creative Writing warmly invite you to the following event:

Anthony Burgess: A Clockwork Orange and beyond

·         Date: 10 October 2012
Time: 4pm
Venue: Arts Lecture Theatre, Samuel Alexander Building

Anthony Burgess is perhaps the most famous past student of English Literature at the University. Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of A Clockwork Orange, Dr Howard Booth discusses this influential work with his colleague, Dr Kaye Mitchell, and Dr Andrew Biswell, Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, biographer of Burgess and editor of a new edition of A Clockwork Orange. After the talk, at 5pm, a commemorative plaque to Burgess will be unveiled at the front of the Samuel Alexander Building, followed by a drinks reception.

More information: Dr Howard Booth,

Related exhibition: ‘Fifty Years of A Clockwork Orange’, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, 20 August 2012 – 27 January 2013.




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