The most obvious and disturbing feature of Eyeless In Gaza is the peculiar narrative scene or a brief episode, are disconnected, in the sense that Huxley does. but by moral cowardice, Anthony attempts to find a new way to live. Eyeless in Gaza is considered by many to be Huxley’s definitive work of fiction. Read more. Cet article propose une analyse du roman d’Aldous Huxley publié en , Eyeless in Gaza [La Paix des profondeurs]. L’objectif de l’étude est de montrer que.

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Along with Hesse, Huxley was required reading back in my teenage years, after all, there he was on the cover of Sgt Pepper.

This book is like a terrible airplane crash. Gazz take up Eyeless in Gaza as a more mature and better read person. The beginning decades of the 20 th century saw an era of cultural and artistic ebullience and experimentation.

The novel is complex in its structure, threading together different chronological moments in the life of its semi-autobiographical protagonist, Anthony Beavis, from his boyhood at the turn of the twentieth century, through to his early forties, in Dec 16, Sam White rated it it was amazing. The writer has an assumption that his reader is also well read and a deep thinker. These are ‘heavy’ thoughts on the human condition. This is very high quality writing and some high level plotting.

Outside of these two, there is an interesting, if not greatly flawed, array of characters who pop in and out of the story. Aldous Huxley was a…. They are capable of analytically dissecting their peers, but they have no skills or desire to interact; they prefer to know but not experience. The characters around him are given parts of their personality, their faults, their ultimate outcomes and the roots of their predicaments but only in the ebb and flow of the story.


A narrative that is fragmented and hard to follow but still makes sense. Now I perceive that I vented it on thoughts, rather than people. Don’t try to fuck people over.

Perhaps one cannot entirely avoid these emotions.

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Thank you Aldous Huxley. The chronological gaps between the two can be huge or very short and what is remembered ranges from the obviously significant The story jumps around a lot chronologically so it is quite hard to establish the characters definitively, especially the peripheral ones. Based on the disciplines of philosophy, literary studies, narrative psychology, aesthetics and narratology, he aims to provide an original contribution to the study of the aforementioned fields Haut de page.

A difficult read which attempts to examine the whole of human behavior with an ever-present underlying theme: Nothing else I read seemed to compare.

The thing that had made life worth living all these months was precisely the pain of his bereavement. The mother to his future best and closest friend will provide for him holidays where the two boys can experience some of the good life but with constant eyelsss to lead spiritual lives.

Eyeless in Gaza has me frustrated. Freedom and at the same time truth. The chronological gaps between the two can be huge or very short and what is remembered yaza from the obviously significant to the seemingly irrelevant, which all lends yet more mystery to the chimerical and ethereal character of memory!

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The unusual structure of the book gives the reader the vantage point of seeing clearly cause and effect, of how our natural character deepens and hardens to a potential self destruction unless we choose the path of change. Third, Miller does not have any problem with the medium, he takes speech for granted, as does Anthony.

Hhuxley novel is a primary genre in which these experiments with and interpretations of time and change take place. But, even though he lived well past the midpoint of the 20th century. Huxley shows both sides, and makes you love the character more for it. His solution is pacifism — treating all men with dignity and showing them kindness and love.


Open Preview See a Problem? Eyeldss structure of EG mirrors this central position of individualized, experimental conception of time.

The only outcome of violence is eyelesx violence and even though love often causes confusion, disorientation, heart-break, and endless guilt, it is the only possible way to move forward.

Jun 23, Issicratea rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the end, influenced by a doctor with the values of positive pacifism and humanity, perhaps akin to Buddhist ideas, Anthony comes to enlightenment. We are asked to read a long pages in preparation for Anthony to squarely face himself only to be dropped into his life after an incomplete melodrama that is the climax of the book.

There are some wonderfully deep thoughtful quotations and scholarly essays. Feb 14, Lavinia rated it really liked it Shelves: Eyeless in Gaza is a bestselling novel by Aldous Huxleyfirst published in Plenty of philosophy, sociology and psychology woven into the story which I enjoyed.

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And again, his predictions of the rise of the Fascists in Hitler and Mussolini are chillingly close. Yes, I am referencing the dog that splattered.

The chapters of the eyeleess are not ordered chronologically. Yet there are elements of Eyeless in Gaza that hold up. This was published in and with Spain and the Dark Times on the horizon, this is penned in a certain panic. By then his hair had regrown, and even blind he was able to pull down the tem Originally published on my blog here in August