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Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Dalkey Archive edView all editions and formats
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Aldous Huxley's lifelong concern with the dichotomy between passion and reason finds its fullest expression both thematically and formally in his masterpiece Point Counter Point. By presenting a vision of life in which diverse aspects of experience are observed simultaneously, Huxley characterizes the symptoms of "the disease of modern man" in the manner of a composer - themes and characters are repeated, altered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 1564781313 9781564781314
OCLC Number: 34412670
Description: ix, 432 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Aldous Huxley ; introduction by Nicholas Mosley.

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The aim of this book is not idle amusement for the sophisticated, but a grasping of the intellectual Zeitgeist and a biting criticism of it.

 
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