The Wanting Seed

TitleThe Wanting Seed
Year for Search1962
Authors[Wilson], [John Anthony Burgess](1917-93)
Tertiary AuthorsBurgess, Anthony [pseud.]
Date Published1962
PublisherHeinemann
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia in which homosexuality is encouraged to keep down population growth.

Additional Publishers

U.S. ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1963. Rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1964. U.K. ed. rpt. London: Hamlyn Paperbacks, 1983 with "A Foreword" by the author comparing A Clockwork Orange and The Wanting Seed; and in his Future Imperfect: The Wanting Seed. 1985 (London: Vintage, 1994), 1-282, which reprints the 1983 foreword (ix-xii) and includes his "1985 and The Wanting Seed--An Introduction" (v-viii).

Pseudonym

Anthony Burgess [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1917-93)

Full Text

1962 [Wilson, John Anthony Burgess] (1917-93). The Wanting Seed. By Anthony Burgess [pseud.]. London: Heinemann. U.S. ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1963. Rpt. New York: Ballantine Books, 1964. U.K. ed. rpt. London: Hamlyn Paperbacks, 1983 with an unpaged “A Foreword” by the author comparing A Clockwork Orange and The Wanting Seed; and in his Future Imperfect: The Wanting Seed. 1985 (London: Vintage, 1994), 1-282, which reprints the 1983 foreword (ix-xii) and includes his “1985 and The Wanting Seed--An Introduction” (v-viii). PSt

Overpopulation dystopia in which homosexuality is encouraged to keep down population growth.