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Napoleon symphony

by Anthony Burgess

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Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Fiction.,
    • France -- Kings and rulers -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Anthony Burgess.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.B953 Nap 1974b, PR6052.U638 Nap 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5426201M
      ISBN 10039447614X
      LC Control Number73020750

        In , author and composer Anthony Burgess wrote a novel called Napoleon Symphony. He structured this experimental novel on Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, the “Eroica.” The intersection of music and the written word in Napoleon Symphony is more complicated than an author including songs in her work, or musicians being inspired by an author’s work and .   Nevertheless, the Napoleon Symphony novel is one of Burgess’s most important and experimental works. After Kubrick had turned it down, Burgess was free to develop his plot in a highly modernist way, making extensive use of literary parodies in the concluding chapters.

      As an experiment in synaesthesia, “Napoleon Symphony” achieves the status of a curiosity, although one with many pleasing touches, such as the two sharp tweaks of Josephine’s ears which open the. Product Information. A grand and affectionate tragicomic symphony toNapoleon Bonaparte that teases and reweaves Napoleon'slife into a pattern borrowed--in liberty, equality, andfraternity--from Beethoven's Third "Eroica" Symphony, inthis rich, exciting, bawdy, and funny novel Anthony Burgesshas pulled out all the stops for a virtuoso performance that isliterary, historical, and .

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Three months after retracting his initial Napoleonic dedication of the symphony, Beethoven informed his music publisher that "The title of the symphony is really Bonaparte". Inthe score was published under the Italian title Sinfonia Eroica composta per festeggiare il sovvenire di un grande Uomo ("Heroic Symphony, Composed to celebrate the memory of a great man").Catalogue: Op.

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Helena a quarter of a century later. Burgess' Bonaparte is a cuckold, afflicted with heartburn and halitosis while e. Burgess was fascinated by Napoleon and wrote a novel, Napoleon Symphony, using the structure of Beethoven's An epic drama charting Napoleon Bonaparte's meteoric rise in the early years of the French revolution, set against his tumultuous relationship with Josephine/5.

Napoleon Symphony is subtitled 'A Novel in Four Movements', with a portion each for his victories as a general, his rise to First Consul and Emperor, his decline, and finally his exile. The shifts in pace and tone for each movement are wonderful, as are the verse forms which Burgess uses to cover a mass of historical detail with playfulness and /5(8).

Burgess (Clockwork Orange) strives windily for a weave of story and music into one mock heroic comic wordblast suggesting a novel in cloudborne movements like Beethoven's Eroica, sometimes hurtling, sometimes at funeral pace, but giving the reader a historical framework fluted with streamers of language, all stops pulled out on free association, words whirling like Author: Anthony Burgess.

As an experiment in synaesthesia, “Napoleon Symphony” achieves the status of a curiosity, although one with many pleasing touches, such as the two sharp tweaks of .Burgess' favorite among his novels (and mine), this work is a tour de force: a novel about Napoleon in four movements that follow the structure of Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony (originally dedicated to Bonaparte; then, when Boney crowned himself Emperor, re-dedicated "to the memory of a fallen hero").A grand and tragi-comic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte, this novel unteases and reweaves Napoleon's life - from the first great days of his campaigns in to exile and death on St.

Helena a quarter of a century later. Burgess' Bonaparte is a cuckold.