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Eyeless in Gaza, novel of ideas by Aldous Huxley, published in This semiautobiographical novel criticizes the dearth of spiritual values in contemporary. Structure and Meaning in Aldous Huxley’s. Eyeless in Gaza. The most obvious and disturbing feature of Eyeless In Gaza is the peculiar narrative technique used . One of Brave New World author Aldous Huxley’s finest and most personal novels, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, Eyeless in.

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Is the resolved Anthony Bevis ready for what is about to happen two years later?

Huxley asks numerous deep questions and answers them, either in his own monologue as author, or in the dialogues of his characters. Perhaps not an easy read, over four hundred pages of a steep incline, but certainly, the view from the top is magnificent.

I had just given up oil-painting and become an English major, and my reading history was frighteningly bleak.

Point Counter Point Get at Amazon: A real turning point in his career in aldos he went from popular author to cultural curator, providing piercing insight into a variety of topics.

This would of course give it an ironic twist, since Huxley must have been aware that this feeling was shared by the radical intellectuals of every generation and of every political viewpoint. Please try again later.


Jun hkxley, Ashley rated it it was amazing. This young woman who had stood in a garden at the turn of the century was like a ghost at a cockcrow.

There are several discontinuous time periods ranging from before WWI and some vague point past the Eur Eyeless in Gaza has me frustrated. We welcome gazq improvements to any of our articles.

Internet URLs are the best. The characters became people. We are all capable of love.

Eyeless in Gaza

Unity with all being. Creativity Dr Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Pe linga faptul ca e asa mai intelectuala de felul ei, cartea e scrisa sub forma unui puzzle. That was the chief difference between literature and life. Dust-jacket from the first edition.

Eyeless in Gaza | novel by Huxley |

He so believes in a pure, ideal version of zldous that he thinks any physical expressions of that love will tarnish it. Overflowing with ideas, Eyeless asks about Action: Anthony, our intellectually gifted protagonist, has im problem of not believing in any intrinsic quality in another being, or, as he put it, in personality — everything is a construct, and we are state machines, influenced by external factors to perform this or that action.

Having laid out a complex and unhappy persona, the resolution is too pat and for me unsatisfying. For me these tended to be too long and to contribute to the heavy handed preachiness of this novel. View all 3 comments.

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It took me fair bit of time to read, partly because of the length, the fact I am quite a slow reader, the numerous references and the parts written in French, German and Latin. Published July 20th by Vintage first published They are easily able to do this because of the structure Huxley establishes.

I found it fascinating to see how much he had developed as a novelist bywhen he published Eyeless in Gaza. Thank you for your feedback. This book has some very important stuff to say and I wanted to like it better than I did.