Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2018

192 Pages | 17 colour illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526128034

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Beard's Roman Women

By Anthony Burgess

First Edition

Edited by Graham Foster

Published by Manchester University Press

The Irwell Edition of the Works of Anthony Burgess

  • One of Burg's key autobiographical fictions that shows his processing his experiences surrounding the death of his first wife, a pivotal moment in both his personal and creative life
  • A creative processing of Burgess's literary influences, including Shelley, Byron, and Belli, and an example of his creative engagement with classical mythology
  • Reveals more about Burgess as international figure, taking in his experiences of living in Rome and in Brunei, as well as travelling to Hollywood
  • Provides a companion piece to Burgess's other Rome-set novel ABBA ABBA

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