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John Anthony Burgess Wilson Collection

Collection Number
SC 101/29

OCLC Number

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, 1917-1993

Under review

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
Date: 1962
Extent: 1 v., 285 pp., 18 cm.
Abstract: Uncorrected proof copy.The Wanting Seed by Anthony Burgess. London, Heinemann, 1962.
Written under the pen name "Anthony Burgess."

Arrangement and Processing Note
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in July 2019.


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

John Anthony Burgess Wilson Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
"Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) was a novelist, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. He is best known for his novel  A Clockwork Orange, but altogether he wrote thirty-three novels, twenty-five works of non-fiction, two volumes of autobiography, three symphonies, more than 250 other musical works, and thousands of essays, articles and reviews. Burgess was born in Manchester, England and grew up in Harpurhey and Moss Side. He was educated at Xaverian College and Manchester University." (Source:

Burgess, Anthony, -- 1917-1993. -- Wanting seed.
Burgess, Anthony, -- 1917-1993.
Authors, English -- 20th century.
Authors, English.
English literature.