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By Harold Bloom

ISBN-10: 0791070409

ISBN-13: 9780791070406

Aldous Huxley has been referred to as the twentieth century's resolution to the Renaissance philosopher. He won popularity from his utopian and dystopian fiction, together with courageous New global, element Counter element, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. research extra approximately Huxley throughout the paintings of revered critics integrated during this textual content. This identify, Aldous Huxley, a part of Chelsea condo Publishers’ glossy severe perspectives sequence, examines the key works of Aldous Huxley via full-length serious essays by means of professional literary critics. furthermore, this name contains a brief biography on Aldous Huxley, a chronology of the author’s lifestyles, and an introductory essay written through Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale collage.

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15. “Obstacle Race,” 37. 16. Jesting Pilate (London, 1926), 266–270; “Foreheads Villainous Low,” in Music at Night, 184–185. 17. “The Outlook for American Culture,” Harper’s Magazine, August 1927, 265. 18. “Ideals and the Machine Tool” (1931), in Aldous Huxley’s Hearst Essays (New York, 1994), 14. 19. Proper Studies (London, 1927), 297; “Something for Nothing” (1933) in Aldous Huxley’s Hearst Essays, 239; The Perennial Philosophy (New York, 1945), 79, 171. 20. Proper Studies, 270. 21. Visions of Order (Bryn Mawr, 1995), 80.

Ape and Essence, the fantasy of nightmare existence following a thermonuclear holocaust, describes scavenging barbarians digging up California’s famous cemetery plots in the ruins of suburban Los Angeles to plunder the expensively appointed caskets. ” (38). War has produced “the black serrated shape of a rocky island” (38), “stagnant plague-fog,” and “a wreath of pus-colored vapor” (53). The hero of the movie script, botanist Dr. Alfred Poole, is called “Stagnant Poole” (55) by his students and colleagues because he has not lived up to his potential.

P A U L S E L L Color and Light: Huxley’s Pathway to Spiritual Reality U nlike modern British writers such as T. S. Eliot and Evelyn Waugh, Aldous Huxley did not convert to a specific religious community indigenous to Western culture; however, his entire life embraced a consciousnessexpanding search for ultimate reality revealed to him through the mystical qualities of color and light. Like Eliot and Waugh, Huxley found himself regarded by many critics as unfaithful to his earlier writing after his conversion to a spiritual faith.

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