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The wanting seed

Anthony Burgess

The wanting seed

by Anthony Burgess

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Married people -- England -- Fiction,
  • Overpopulation -- Fiction,
  • Homosexuality -- Fiction,
  • Birth control -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Burgess.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsMcLean, Wilson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23049104M
    OCLC/WorldCa7379666

      Summary: In the near future world with no war and totalitarian governments there's an ever-looming threat of starvation thanks to overpopulation and diseases attacking the crops. The governments have responded with worldwide one child policies and psa campaigns to encourage homosexual relationships. Englishman, Tristram Foxe, lives in a skyscraper with his wife, Beatrice . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Wanting Seed by Anthony Burgess (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Get this from a library! The wanting seed. [Anthony Burgess] -- "Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where. The Wanting Seed is a novelization of this cycle, and Tristram’s historical expertise makes him a knowing outsider as he watches the general populace get swept up in the fluctuations of the cycle. As the effete upper class males lead militias of sharply dressed and well armed ne’er do wells through the streets, enforcing the formerly.

    The Wanting Seed is an Orwellian imagining of a future wherein the earth is so taxed by overpopulation that homosexuality is encouraged and is necessary to achieve promotion in society. Food is rationed, families may have only one child, if any, media is controlled/5(20). The Wanting Seed Summary. The Wanting Seed, by Anthony Burgess, is a dystopian view of a future plunged into worldwide famine and chaos by the mismanagement of government and abuse of the environment. It was published in , a year after the appearance of another dark novel, A Clockwork Orange, which made Burgess famous.


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Tristram and Beatrice-Joanna are grieving the death of their son. In their world, overpopulation has led to a scarcity of. The Wanting Seed is the second best book by Burgess, next to Earthly Powers. This is the first novel of his in which he explicitly describes the "Pelagian Theory" which is a cyclical view of society and governments based on the views of Saint Augustine and the heretic Pelagius (note that Pelagius was from the British Isles).5/5(5).

The Wanting Seed, by Anthony Burgess, is a dystopian view of a future plunged into worldwide famine and chaos by the mismanagement of government and abuse of the environment. It was published ina year after the appearance of another dark novel. It is obvious that Mr.

Burgess, the same literary practical joker who filled his best-know book, A Clockwork Orange, with make-up slang, meant to poke some well-needed fun at the dismal /Brave New World genre. But just because the Wanting Seed is a work of playful parody and dark comedy does not mean there is nothing profound about it/5(55).

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Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies : W. Norton & Company. The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world that overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world of spacelessness where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality ("It's Sapiens to be Homo").

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