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Readings on Brave new world

Author: Katie De Koster
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1999]
Series: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide to reading and understanding "A Brave New World" includes a chronology of Aldous Huxley's life and career, critical essays on the novel, and primary and secondary bibliographies for further reading.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Aldous Huxley; Aldous Huxley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie De Koster
ISBN: 1565108345 9781565108349 1565108353 9781565108356
OCLC Number: 40179546
Description: 174 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Aldous Huxley : a selfless and unobtrusive hero --
1. The philosophy of Brave new world --
The self cannot survive in Huxley's utopia / Charles M. Holmes ; An argument against Bolshevist ideals / M.D. Petre ; The author's second thoughts / Aldous Huxley --
2. Brave new world as prophesy --
Huxley's world could be saved by mutations / John Chamberlain ; Huxley's biology is perfectly right / Joseph Needham ; Utopia isn't all it's cracked up to be / William Matter ; The rise of mass man / Laurence Brander ; Brave new world satirizes the American present, not the British future / Peter Firchow ; Big Nanny is watching / Philip Yancey ; Brave new world, sixty years later / John Clute --
3. The art and technique of Aldous Huxley --
Creating the plot / Guinevera A. Nance ; Using fantasy to criticize reality / C.S. Ferns ; Huxley's literary techniques / Keith M. May ; Using language in a world that debases language / David W. Sisk ; Huxley's manuscript revisions / Donald Watt ; Huxley's characters are appropriate for the novel / Peter Edgerly Firchow.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Responsibility: Katie de Koster, book editor.

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This guide to reading and understanding "A Brave New World" includes a chronology of Aldous Huxley's life and career, critical essays on the novel, and primary and secondary bibliographies for further reading.

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