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By Milton Birnbaum

ISBN-10: 1412805082

ISBN-13: 9781412805087

within the ethical vacuum and global of moving values following global warfare I, Aldous Huxley was once either a delicate refl ector and an articulate catalyst. This paintings offers a hugely illuminating research of Huxley's evolution from skeptic to mystic. As Milton Birnbaum exhibits, in a perceptive interpretation of Huxley's poetry, fi ction, essays and biographies-what advanced in Huxley's ethical and highbrow pilgrimage was once no longer loads a transformation in course as a shift in emphasis. Even within the sardonic Huxley of the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, there's a ethical drawback. within the later Huxley, there are strains of the satirical skepticism which extremely joyful his readers within the many years previous global warfare II. a guy of letters, a prepared observer, seeker of latest methods whereas profoundly a professional within the truths of historic knowledge, Huxley attempted to accomplish a symbiotic synthesis of the simplest of all worlds. In clarifying and studying Huxley's highbrow, ethical, and philosophical improvement, Birnbaum touches upon the entire topics that got here lower than the scrutiny of a singularly encyclopedic brain. This publication is of serious worthy to these either in Huxley the bright satirist and in Huxley the seeker of salvation. In his seek, Huxley typifi ed the fashionable quest for values. Milton Birnbaum's research is a useful advisor in that trip. His new advent takes account of analysis and research of Huxley that has happened when you consider that this book's unique publication.

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