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Talks, interviews and other recordings live from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation.

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Talks, interviews and other recordings live from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation.

    Raymond Yiu and the Influence of Anthony Burgess

    Raymond Yiu and the Influence of Anthony Burgess

    This episode further explores the influence Anthony Burgess has had on artists, writers and musicians as the Burgess Foundation's Will Carr interviews composer Raymond Yiu about his Burgess-inspired song cycle The World Was Once All Miracle.

    The World Was Once All Miracle, by Raymond Yiu, performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloist Roderick Williams, is out on Delphian Records now. For more information visit: http://bit.ly/onceallmiracle

    You can find out more information about Raymond Yiu at www.raymondyiu.com or follow him on Twitter @raymondyiu.

    For more information about Anthony Burgess and the work of the Burgess Foundation, visit www.anthonyburgess.org

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    Correction: in the audio of this episode we incorrectly state that The World Was Once All Miracle was performed by the BBC Philharmonic. It is actually performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

    • 34 min
    Nicholas Rankin and the Influence of Anthony Burgess

    Nicholas Rankin and the Influence of Anthony Burgess

    In this special episode, the Burgess Foundation's Graham Foster talks to writer and broadcaster Nicholas Rankin about the influence of Anthony Burgess on his work. Nicholas also shares his Burgess-influenced short story 'The Rightist', which was written in 1981, and gives a unique perspective on the death of General Franco.

    Nicholas Rankin's latest book is Defending the Rock: How Gibraltar Defeated Hitler. It is available from your favourite place to buy books.

    For more information on Anthony Burgess and the work of the Burgess Foundation, visit www.anthonyburgess.org

    • 48 min
    Anthony Burgess and Poetry - Part Two

    Anthony Burgess and Poetry - Part Two

    In this episode of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation podcast, Andrew Biswell talks to editor Jonathan Mann about Anthony Burgess's Collected Poems. Jonathan sheds light on his archival research for the book, and talks about Burgess's status as a poet. There are also some rare readings by Burgess, discovered in the sound collections at the Burgess Foundation.

    Collected Poems by Anthony Burgess, edited by Jonathan Mann, is published by Carcanet. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/burgesspoems

    For more information about Anthony Burgess and the work of the Burgess Foundation, visit www.anthonyburgess.org

    • 23 min
    Anthony Burgess and Poetry - Part One

    Anthony Burgess and Poetry - Part One

    In this episode of the Burgess Foundation podcast, we explore the influence poetry had on Anthony Burgess's writing, from his school years, when he discovered Gerard Manley Hopkins and T.S. Eliot, to his career as a novelist, in which poetry plays an important, continuing role.

    Written and narrated by Graham Foster
    Readings by Paul Barnhill
    Music by Anthony Burgess

    Collected Poems by Anthony Burgess, edited by Jonathan Mann and published by Carcanet is available now from all good bookshops.

    For more information about Anthony Burgess and the Burgess Foundation, visit www.anthonyburgess.org

    • 22 min
    The Anthony Burgess Lecture 2020: Richard Greene - Graham Greene and the Spies

    The Anthony Burgess Lecture 2020: Richard Greene - Graham Greene and the Spies

    We are delighted to welcome the biographer and poet Richard Greene to give the 2020 Anthony Burgess Lecture: ‘Graham Greene and the Spies’.

    Richard is an award-winning poet, editor and biographer, and is a professor of English at the University of Toronto. His most recent book is an acclaimed new biography of Graham Greene, Russian Roulette: The Life and Times of Graham Greene.

    Published earlier this year, his accessible and humane study draws on newly discovered archive material and interviews that shed new light on this contradictory, secretive and complex writer.

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    • 51 min
    The Earthly Powers Podcast: Part 4 - Norman Douglas, the Anti-Toomey

    The Earthly Powers Podcast: Part 4 - Norman Douglas, the Anti-Toomey

    Throughout Earthly Powers, Kenneth Toomey frequently mentions the Anglo-Austrian writer Norman Douglas, but who was Douglas and why did Burgess choose him to be Toomey’s nemesis? In this episode the Burgess Foundation's Graham Foster speaks to Rachel Hope Cleves, Professor of History at the University of Victoria, Canada, about her new biography of Douglas, Unspeakable: A Life Beyond Sexual Morality. WARNING: This episode contains a frank discussion about the abuse of children.

    To find out more about Rachel's book, Unspeakable, visit: http://bit.ly/unspeakablebook

    For more information about the Burgess Foundation and Anthony Burgess, visit: www.anthonyburgess.org

    • 47 min

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iluvstarkey ,

The music of AB

Fascinating episode. Can you provide links to where we might find performances or recordings?

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