Who is Aldous Huxley?

  • (noun): English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963).
    Synonyms: Huxley, Aldous Leonard Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. Huxley spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death.

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Literature And Science
... Literature and Science is a 1963 book by Aldous Huxley ... In these reflections on the relations between art and science, Aldous Huxley attempts to discern the similarities and differences implicit in scientific and literary language, and he offers his ... Works by Aldous Huxley Novels Crome Yellow (1921) Antic Hay (1923) Those Barren Leaves (1925) Point Counter Point (1928) Brave New World (1932) Eyeless in Gaza (1936) After Many a Summer (19 ...
List Of Titles Of Works Based On Shakespearean Phrases - Novels, Short Stories and Nonfiction
... Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson (III.i) Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley and Immortal Coil by Jeffrey Lang (III.i) Perchance to Dream by Robert B ... IV, part 1 Tarry and Be Hanged by Sara Woods (I.ii) Time Must Have a Stop by Aldous Huxley (V.iv) Henry V So Vile a Sin by Ben Aaronovitch Kate Orman (II.iv) Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose (IV.iii) Julius ... My Yesterdays by Cecil Lewis++ (from "all our yesterdays", V.v) Brief Candles by Aldous Huxley (from "Out, out, brief candle!", V.v) The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (from "it is a tale ...
Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... in the Los Angeles Times, Archera called philosopher and author Aldous Huxley at home, saying that John Huston had promised to finance her proposed documentary film on the Palio di ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...
List Of Book Titles Taken From Literature
... literally, "At which point is the night") Book of Isaiah 2111 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan Aldous Huxley Tithonus, Alfred, Lord Tennyson Ah, Wilderness! Eugene O'Neill Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam ... Ancient Mariner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge An Acceptable Time Madeleine L'Engle Psalms 6613 Antic Hay Aldous Huxley Edward II, Christopher Marlowe An Evil Cradling Brian Keenan Qur'an 1318, Arthur John Arberry ... Eliot Beyond the Mexique Bay Aldous Huxley Bermudas, Andrew Marvell Blithe Spirit Noël Coward To a Skylark, Percy Bysshe Shelley Blood's a Rover James Ellroy Reveille, A.E ...

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    The history of any nation follows an undulatory course. In the trough of the wave we find more or less complete anarchy; but the crest is not more or less complete Utopia, but only, at best, a tolerably humane, partially free and fairly just society that invariably carries within itself the seeds of its own decadence.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    I conceive that the leading characteristic of the nineteenth century has been the rapid growth of the scientific spirit, the consequent application of scientific methods of investigation to all the problems with which the human mind is occupied, and the correlative rejection of traditional beliefs which have proved their incompetence to bear such investigation.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)