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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List Of Book Titles Taken From Literature
... 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, trans ... 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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
Laura Huxley - Life and Career
... obituary 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 ... Archera then became close friends with Huxley and his first wife Maria, who died in 1955 ... In 1956, Archera married Huxley ...
List Of Titles Of Works Based On Shakespearean Phrases - Novels, Short Stories and Nonfiction
... 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 ... 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 ... All 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 ...

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    Dying is almost the least spiritual of our acts, more strictly carnal even than the act of love. There are Death Agonies that are like the strainings of the Costive at stool.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)