Study Guide

A Clockwork Orange Allusions

By Anthony Burgess

Allusions

Literature, Philosophy, and Mythology

Aristotle (1.1.8)
P. B. Shelley (1.1.26)

Historical References

Henry VIII (1.1.26)

Pop Culture

Berti Laski (1.1.10)
Elvis Presley (1.1.26)
Jonny Zhivago (1.3.3)
Friedrich Gitterfenster (1.3.3)
Geoffrey Plautus (1.3.26)
Mozart (1.3.28, 3.2.2, 3.2.6, 3.6.74, 3.7.52)
J. S. Bach (1.3.28, 2.1.9, 2.1.23)
Claudius Birdman (1.4.24)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1.4.24. 1.4.26, 1.4.34, 1.5.30, 1.6.14, 1.6.15, 1.7.15, 2.2.11, 2.6.3, 2.6.5, 2.6.19, 3.2.6, 3.5.13, 3.6.74, 3.6.76)
G. F. Handel (2.1.9, 2.2.11, 2.6.19)
Adrian Schweigselber (2.1.12)
Otto Skadelig (3.5.41)
Arthur Schoenberg (3.6.74)
Carl Orff (3.6.74)
Felix Mendelsohhn (3.7.52)