1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade. Calendar year.
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From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade.
1985 is a year. 1985 may also refer to: Contents. 1 Literature. 2 Music. 2.1 Albums. 2.2 Songs. 3 Film and television. 4 Other uses. 5 See also.
The following is an overview of events in 1985 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable births and deaths. Contents 1 Highest-grossing films (U.S.)
- Plot introduction
- Plot summary
1985 First edition AuthorAnthony Burgess CountryUnited Kingdom LanguageEnglish GenreDystopian novel PublisherHutchinson Publication date 2 October 1978 Media typePrint Pages272 pp ISBN0-316-11651-3 OCLC4036113 Dewey Decimal 823/.9/14 LC ClassPZ4.B953 Ni PR6052.U638 1985 is a novel by English writer Anthony Burgess. Originally published in 1978, it was inspired by, and was intended as a tribute to, George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
1985 is in two parts. The first part, called "1984", is a series of essays and interviews discussing aspects of Orwell's book. The basic idea of dystopia is explicated, and term "kakotopia" is also brought up, and explored etymologically. The etymology of the word "utopia" is also deconstructed. Burgess treats Orwell as being somewhat bound by his times. Orwell is seen somewhat as a war-exhausted Brit fearing the Soviet threat along with the spectre of atomic war. Orwell is treated as handling t
At the novella's beginning, the protagonist, Bev Jones, confronts the death of his wife. She was in a hospital when it caught fire. As the firemen's union was striking, the hospital burned to the ground. Bev is left alone with his daughter Bessie, who is thirteen years old but sexually precocious and unable to comprehend the difference between reality and fantasy, due to a thalidomide-like drug taken by her pregnant mother. The death of his wife engenders in Bev a deep-seated hostility towards t
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