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by Aldous Huxley
Eyeless in Gaza is considered by many to be Huxley’s definitive work of fiction. Aldous Huxley was born on 26 July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey.
Eyeless in Gaza is considered by many to be Huxley’s definitive work of fiction. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early twenties, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923), Those Barren Leaves (1925) and Point Counter Point (1928) – bright, brilliant satires of contemporary society. For most of the 1920s Huxley lived in Italy but in the 1930s he moved to Sanary, near Toulon.
Eyeless in Gaza is a bestselling novel by Aldous Huxley, first published in 1936. The title originates from a phrase in John Milton's Samson Agonistes:. Promise was that I. Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver; Ask for this great deliverer now, and find him. Eyeless in Gaza at the Mill with slaves.
Eyeless in Gaza has me frustrated. This is very high quality writing and some high level plotting. 3 people found this helpful.
Eyeless in Gaza book. There is a Latin phrase used early in Aldous Huxley’s Eyeless in Gaza that reads, Video meliora, proboque, deteriora sequor, which, near as I can tell, means, I see better things, and approve, but I follow worse. This saying does a good job tying together the events in the novel. Many of the characters know how they should behave, and yet, they do just the opposite.
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Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley's highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel. Huxley's bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of age in the vacuum left by World War I. Unfulfilled by his life, loves, and adventures, Anthony is persuaded by a charismatic friend to become a Marxist and take up arms with Mexican revolutionaries.
Eyeless in Gaza rare book for sale. London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. Octavo, original half cloth, beveled decorated boards, top edge gilt, uncut. Godlike in his height, aquiline in features and omnidirectional intelligence, Huxley was a living myt. he questions that racked his brain are still with us (Clive James, The New Yorker).
A good book, perhaps, but not a particularly enjoyable one. "Eyeless in Gaza" is very well-written and its tone . Aldous Huxley was born on 26th July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. "Eyeless in Gaza" is very well-written and its tone is surprisingly literary, particularly since I've always considered Brave New World's. This was swiftly followed by Antic Hay (1923), Those Barren Leaves (1925) and Point Counter Point (1928) - bright, brilliant satires in which Huxley wittily but ruthlessly passed judgement on the shortcomings of contemporary society.
Eyeless in Gaza, novel of ideas by Aldous Huxley, published in 1936. This novel criticizes the dearth of spiritual values in contemporary society. Eyeless in Gaza, novel of ideas by Aldous Huxley, published in 1936. In nonchronological fashion the novel covers more than 30 years in the lives of a group of upper-middle-class English friends, especially Anthony Beavis and his longtime married lover, Helen.
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