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Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley"s major novels

Bharathi Krishnan

Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley"s major novels

by Bharathi Krishnan

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Published by Univ., Almqvist & Wiksell international (distr.) in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Fiction -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBharathi Krishnan.
    SeriesStudia Anglistica Upsaliensia ;, 33, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis., 33.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6015.U9 Z744
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4319019M
    ISBN 109155406696
    LC Control Number78359156

    Aldous Huxley has been called the 20th century's answer to the Renaissance thinker. He gained fame for his utopian and dystopian fiction, including Brave New World, Point Counter Point, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. With an introductory essay from Yale literature professor Harold Bloom, this volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary criticism on Huxley, plus a bibliography 5/5(1). Island is the final book by English writer Aldous Huxley, published in It is the account of Will Farnaby, a cynical journalist who is shipwrecked on the fictional island of Pala. Island is Huxley's utopian counterpart to his most famous work, the dystopian novel Brave New ideas that would become Island can be seen in a foreword he wrote in to a new edition of Brave New.

    Some of the most famous sci-fi works—like Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and George Orwell's —are futuristic depictions of dystopia. Sci-fi writers love warning us: "If we continue down this road our society will look like this in a hundred, or a thousand years. Aldous Huxley. BORN: , Godalming, Surrey, England DIED: , Los Angeles, California, United States NATIONALITY: English GENRE: Fiction, nonfiction MAJOR WORKS: Crome Yellow () Point Counter Point () Brave New World () Brave New World Revisited (). Overview. British author Aldous Huxley published more than thirty nonfiction pieces that ranged from travelogues to .

    Aldous Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from until his death in Best known for his novels and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, travel writing, and film stories and scripts. Huxley was a humanist and. Brave New World () by Aldous Huxley (). Aldous Huxley (). He was a journalist who travelled extensively, was an acute and satirical commentator on contemporary events, took an interest in spiritual experimentation and altered states of consciousness brought about by drugs, and finally left England to settle in California.


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Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley"s major novels by Bharathi Krishnan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley's major novels. [Bharathi Krishnan]. Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley's major novels Krishnan, Bharathi Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts.

Aspects of Structure, Technique and Quest in Aldous Aspects of structure Major Novels is no exception. Although this book is well researched and documented, evidenced by substantial footnotes and bibliography, Krishnan does not bring her subject from out of the dim stacks of libraries into the bright light.

Krishnan's thesis is interesting. She aims at tracing the role of the quest theme in Huxley's major novels. Full Description: "A collection of critical essays on Huxley, his satires, and fiction works with a chronology of events in the author's life.

Aldous Huxley can improve the reader's memory. As you read the book, you have a variety of meanings, their origins, ambitions, history and nuances, as well as various circles and sub-transfers each story. Poor eyesight helped guide Aldous Leonard Huxley to a literary career. Born in in England, Huxley began his schooling in his father's botanical laboratory.

He later studied at Eton and English literature at Balliol College, Oxford, from which he graduated with first class honors. Krishnan B. Aspects of Structure, Technique and Quest in Aldous Huxley’s Major Novels / Bharathi Krishnan. – Uppsala, – p. – Uppsala, – p. Petri H. Form- und Strukturparallelen in Literatur und Musik / Horst Petri // Literatur und Musik: Ein Handbuch zur Theorie und Praxis eines komparatistischen Grenzgebietes.

Aldous Huxley () was an English author of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. He is best known for his novels Brave New World, Island and Point Counter Point as well as his non-fiction books The Doors of Perception and The Perennial themes in his work included parapsychology, mysticism and spirituality.

Aldous Huxley’s novels present, on the whole, a bitterly satiric and cynical picture of contemporary society.

Recurring themes in these works are the egocentricity of the people of the twentieth. One book Huxley suggests I’ve never been able to find, but for anyone who can, it’s a superb choice.

The “best traveller’s book of all” is one volume from a half-sized edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, with a single volume (out of thirty-two) left to the reader’s discretion. Huxley likes volume twelve. A stray volume of the.

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July – 22 November ) was an English writer and philosopher. He authored nearly fifty books—both novels and non-fiction works—as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems.

Born into the prominent Huxley family, he graduated from Balliol College with an undergraduate degree in English literature. Philosophisch-anthropologische Vorstellungen im Werk Aldous Huxleys Lit, MünsterISBN (zugleich Dissertation, Universität Münster ) Bharathi Krishnan: Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxleys major novels.

Almqvist & Wiksell, UppsalaISBN Jerome Meckier: Aldous Huxley. The first time Aldous Huxley visited the Garsington Manor was in and met there Russell, Clive Bell, Lawrence and the painter Duncan Grant among many others.

Antic Hay, It is a comic novel by Aldous Huxley, The story of the book takes place in London at the end of World War I and the plot starts just after the end of the war. Aldous Huxley was the great novelist and essayist. His novels are ‘novels of ideas’, involving compensation which disclose viewpoints rather than establish oharaetes and having a polemical rather than an imitative theme.

His polemical and inquisitorial mind was better suited to Brave new world (), in which a future society is presented so as to bring out the tendencies working in. Books shelved as aldous-huxley: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception & Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley, Island by Aldous Huxley, Cr.

Aldous Huxley's quest for values; Those barren leaves / by Aldous HUxley; Brave new world, a novel by Aldous Huxley; The crows of Pearblossom / Aldous Huxley ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall; Aspects of structure, technique and quest in Aldous Huxley's major novels / Bharathi Krishnan.

Aldous Huxley was a grandson of the prominent biologist Thomas Henry Huxley and was the third child of the biographer and man of letters Leonard Huxley; his brothers included physiologist Andrew Fielding Huxley and biologist Julian was educated at Eton, during which time he became partially blind because of retained enough eyesight to read with difficulty, and he.

In the moral vacuum and world of shifting values following World War I, Aldous Huxley was both a sensitive reflector and an articulate catalyst. This work provides a highly illuminating analysis of Huxley's evolution from skeptic to mystic.

As Milton Birnbaum shows, in a perceptive interpretation of Huxley's poetry, fiction, essays and biographies--what evolved in Huxley's moral and. Huxley, Aldous – A British-American novelist, essayist, poet, and playwright, Huxley was noted for his his novels are Point Counter Point, Eyeless in Gaza, Brave New World.

About Brave New World. Introduction. Huxley wrote Brave New World "between the wars" — after the upheaval of the First World War and before World War h society was officially at peace, but the social effects of the Great War, as it was then called, were becoming apparent.

In this study of the nine major novels, from Crome Yellow () to Island (), Mr Bowering offers a positive evaluation Huxley's achievements as a novelist of ideas, as the moralist of a scientific age, and as an ironist worthy to be compared with Swift.

Setting plays a particularly important role in Brave New World. Huxley's novel is a novel of Utopia, and a science-fiction novel. In both kinds of books the portrayal of individual characters tends to take a back seat to the portrayal of the society they live in. In some ways, the brave new world itself becomes the book's main character.Discount prices on books by Aldous Huxley, including titles like Crome Yellow.

Click here for the lowest price.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction: Aldous Huxley and the Congenital Novelists: New Ideas about the Novel of Ideas / Jerome Meckier --The Fire of Prometheus: Romanticism and the Baroque in Huxley's Antic Hay and Those Barren Leaves / Robert S.

Baker --The Technique of Counterpoint / Murray Roston --Mental .