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. 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. 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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That is what the reader should learn from the narrative of EG. There is more than a little of the saviour about him and what he says and does. Jun 27, Ashley rated it it was amazing. The narrative and time-structure are perfectly adequate to the purposes of expressing a tension like this: The writer has an assumption that his reader is also well read and a deep thinker.

Eyeless in Gazanovel of ideas by Aldous Huxleypublished in It’s terribly interesting how Brian, Anthony, and Helen all change dramatically as they grow older and yet “I’ve had a queer feeling that I’m not really there Jul 12, Zhi Xin Lee rated it really liked it. Anyways, his embarrassing descriptive precision makes for a sumptuous read. Written in the inter war years the author expounds his concerns and ideas in terms of twentieth century human relationships, socio-politics and religions.

The sections of the book I enjoyed most were when the characters actually did something or at lea Some books can be read in large chunks and some cannot.

For those thinking they might want to dive in to this, I’d highly recommend noting the dates of each chapter. Yet there are elements of Eyeless in Gaza that hold up.

That’s why the inhabitants of imaginative literature have always been recruited from the pages of Who’s Who. The clear symbolic nature of this event leads one to look for connections between historical events and other important turning points in the novel.


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

It juxtaposes four periods of Beavis’ life, from the time that he is a young boy in the s up until Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Jul 02, Phrodrick rated it liked it. Dec 16, Sam White rated it it was amazing. Si odata ce te obisnuiesti cu stilul, povestea e intr-adevar captivanta. Is the resolved Anthony Bevis ready for what is about to happen two years later?

Perhaps one cannot entirely avoid these emotions. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. As the author disappears behind the implied author, the implied reader is manifested in the real reader. Eyeless in Gaza Get at Amazon: I appreciate that this kind of writing is respectful towards the reader. Aldous Huxley knows how to turn the world on its head- from a higher perspective.

This story may not seem immediately relevant to Huxley’s novel, which is about the confused arguments of thirties intellectuals, mainly left wing, and the events which shaped their ideas.


This I believe, gives hint at the seemingly random blocks of experience forming the chapters of small stories and giving insights into the characters as each new random time frame is relived.

Overflowing with ideas, Eyeless asks about Action: Oct 20, Alethea Hammer rated it liked it. Aug 23, David Stephens rated it really liked it Shelves: Having told Delilah the secret of his strength – that it depended on his hair remaining uncut – Samson was betrayed to his enemies the Philistines, and taken with a shorn head to be a slave in their city of Gaza.

They act foolishly or callously when it is more convenient, amusing, or less painful—both for themselves and the others in their lives—to do so. I don’t exactly understand what he was trying to prove. This book delves into and dissects both social issues and conflicts of juxley human psyche through engaging dialogue and monologues.


The whole novel has been a prelude to something that is missing which makes the novel a prelude to uncertainty. Freedom and at the same time truth.

Eyeless in Gaza (novel) – Wikipedia

Nevertheless, taken as it is, this book is very very good. Motiv pentru care am luat si retetele Babettei pe linga, ca suport: I didn’t mind the fact that the chapters of the book are not ordered chronologically. These are ‘heavy’ thoughts on the human condition.

The page numbers given in the text refer to the fol Philosophical ideas that suffer from some repetition but don’t lose their charm and freshness.

By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of his time. His courage continually gives out at crucial moments and he tends to get involved in activities that he cannot sustain. There were various themes carried over from other novels. As I mentioned, the end of the book is by far the most powerful section to me as Huxley, and the characters, try to make some sense of their lives and the experiences that have lead them to this point.

I was immediately drawn into the world of the book and struck with infatuation. This would of course give it an ironic twist, since Huxley must have been aware that this feeling was shared by the radical intellectuals of every generation and of every political viewpoint.

We are all capable of love.