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The Resource A clockwork orange, Anthony Burgess

A clockwork orange, Anthony Burgess

Label
A clockwork orange
Title
A clockwork orange
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Burgess
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Told through a central character, Alex, the disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic of youthful violence and social redemption set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile delinquent undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior. Includes the controversial final chapter deleted from the first American edition and Burgess's introduction "A Clockwork Orange Resucked."
Member of
Summary
Presents Burgess' satire of the present inhumanity of man to man through a futuristic culture where teenagers rule with violence
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
017995
Cataloging source
TFW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burgess, Anthony
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1310
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Norton paperback fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social control
  • Aversion therapy
  • Dystopias
  • Violence
  • Crime
  • Good and evil
  • Criminals
  • Near future
Target audience
adult
Label
A clockwork orange, Anthony Burgess
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15139838
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
184 pages
Lccn
63007983 //r943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC )53706
  • 63007983 //r943
Label
A clockwork orange, Anthony Burgess
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15139838
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
184 pages
Lccn
63007983 //r943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC )53706
  • 63007983 //r943

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