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Crome yellow

Autore: Aldous Huxley
Editore: Chicago : Dalkey Archive Press, 2001.
Serie: Coleman Dowell British literature series.; Coleman Dowell series.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Fiction : English : 1st Dalkey Archive edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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On vacation from school, Denis goes to stay at Crome, an English country house inhabitated by several of Huxley's most outlandish characters--from Mr. Barbecue-Smith, who writes 1,500 publishable words an hour by "getting in touch" with his "subconscious," to Henry Wimbush, who is obsessed with writing the definitive history of chrome. Denis's stay proves to be a disaster amid his weak attempts to attract the girl  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Satire
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 1564783049 9781564783042
Numero OCLC: 46769779
Descrizione: x, 152 p. ; 21 cm.
Titolo della serie: Coleman Dowell British literature series.; Coleman Dowell series.
Responsabilità: Aldous Huxley ; introduction by Michael Dirda.

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On vacation from school, Denis goes to stay at Crome, an English country house inhabitated by several of Huxley's most outlandish characters--from Mr. Barbecue-Smith, who writes 1,500 publishable words an hour by "getting in touch" with his "subconscious," to Henry Wimbush, who is obsessed with writing the definitive history of chrome. Denis's stay proves to be a disaster amid his weak attempts to attract the girl of his dreams and the ridicule he endures regarding his plan to write a novel about love and art. Lambasting the post-Victorian standards of morality, Chrome yello is a witty masterpiece that, in F. Scott Fitzgerald's words, "is too ironic to be called satire and too scornful to be called irony."

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"Fine satirical writing. Crome Yellow is determinedly eccentric and unflaggingly delightful." -- Bookman

 
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