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by ALDOUS with an Intro. By Malcolm Bradbury HUXLEY
ALDOUS HUXLEY (18941963) was an English writer who spent the latter part of his life in the United States.
ALDOUS HUXLEY (18941963) was an English writer who spent the latter part of his life in the United States. Though best known for Brave New World, he also wrote countless works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and essays. A humanist, pacifist and satirist, he wrote novels and other works that functioned as critiques of social norms and ideals. Aldous Huxley is often considered a leader of modern thought and one of the most important literary and philosophical voices of the 20th century.
Home Aldous Huxley Crome Yellow. Ivor brought his hands down with a bang on to the final chord of hisrhapsody. There was just a hint in that triumphant harmony that theseventh had been struck along with the octave by the thumb of the lefthand; but the general effect of splendid noise emerged clearly enough. Small details matter little so long as the general effect is good. And,besides, that hint of the seventh was decidedly modern.
But there is much more to Aldous Huxley's novelette than Dennis
But there is much more to Aldous Huxley's novelette than Dennis. The country house is filled to overflowing with musicians, Don Juans, real and bogus literati, stuffy clericals, spiritualists, and antiquarians, most notably the host Henry Wimbush.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Brits-or at least a certain class of Brits-can do things with words that we Colonials can only dream of-and even then, only with a good dictionary close at hand. Chrome Yellow (First published in 1921) Chrome Yellow, Huxley's first novel, is a satirical story of a house party at Crome. Can do or could do? As I read both The Guardian and The Economist on a fairly regular basis, I’d have to say can do.
For Huxley’s contemporaries, Crome Yellow would have had an extra interest and satirical bite through its à clef element. Crome is apparently based on Garsington Manor, near Oxford, home from 1914 to Bloomsbury group hostess Ottoline Morrell, and presumably there are portraits of particular individuals among its various eccentric guests.
This title includes an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury. First published in 1921, Crome Yellow was Aldous Huxley's much-acclaimed debut vel. Denis Stone, a naive young poet, is invited to stay at Crome, a country house rewned for its gatherings of 'bright young things'. His hosts, Henry Wimbush and his exotic wife Priscilla, are joined by a party of colourful guests whose intrigues and opinions ensure Denis' stay is a memorable one. Product Identifiers.
Chrome Yellow By Aldous Huxley. Everything about her was manly. She had a large, square, middle-aged face, with a massive projecting nose and little greenish eyes, the whole surmounted by a lofty and elaborate coiffure of a curiously improbable shade of orange
Chrome Yellow By Aldous Huxley. She had a large, square, middle-aged face, with a massive projecting nose and little greenish eyes, the whole surmounted by a lofty and elaborate coiffure of a curiously improbable shade of orange. Looking at her, Denis always thought of Wilkie Bard as the cantatrice. That’s why I’m going to Sing in op’ra, sing in op’ra, Sing in opera.
With an introduction by malcolm bradbury. Aldous Huxley came to literary fame in 1921 with his first novel, Crome Yellow. Denis Stone, a naive young poet, is invited to stay at Crome, a country house renowned for its gatherings of 'bright young things'. With the novels Antic Hay, Those Barren Leaves and Point Counter Point, Huxley quickly established a reputation for bright, brilliant satires that ruthlessly passed judgement on the shortcomings of contemporary society.