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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Huxley periodically inserts journal entries from Anthony in his forties that describe his transition from arrogant intellectual to selfless mystic. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.

Throughout the novel, he makes Anthony question himself. Getting the better of a problem.


The narrative is not exactly chronological and the novel isn’t plot driven. I do not believe I missed anything important, but I know I will not be re-reading this one.

Both end up emotionally retarded in very different ways but with the ultimate consequences that they are broadly unsuited to meaningful relationships.

Unity with all being. I take up Eyeless in Gaza as a more mature and better read person. Huxley asks eywless deep questions and answers them, either in his own monologue as author, or in the dialogues of his characters. Now it seems that we cannot transcend the fragmentation in the interpretative process and we have to question the text again, this time not for a unifying principle but to discover the function of the uncertainty.


Huxley is an interesting thinker, and I enjoyed reading this one. And yes, the reader will comprehend uncertainty because he knows that Huxlej has not yet reached an absolute identity. I closed it to begin the semester.

Is a student of philosophy and English literature. The non-linear presentation was very confusing before I started actively paying iin to what time period in which each chapter took place. Many of predictions including “the problem of happiness” have been realized.

That’s why the inhabitants of imaginative literature have always been recruited from the pages of Who’s Who. That’s why the word wanker is suitable! His criticisms of the idle rich are quite endearing, and seem to warn of the sort of dystopic future that he paints in his other novels. Am un singur regret, ca nu am citit-o in engleza; tatal lui Anthony e lingvist si face tot timpul jocuri de cuvinte amuzante, unele dificil sau imposibil de tradus, imi dau seama.

Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle Support: The goal of the author is to make the reader identical with himself, to communicate his worldview as effectively as he can. Si odata ce te obisnuiesti eyelses stilul, povestea e intr-adevar captivanta.

The chapters of the book are not ordered chronologically. When a dog falls out of an airplane and covers him and his lover in blood, for example, he jokes about it instead of commiserating with her, and drives her away. In the kind of writing that you come to expect from Huxley, it is a story of ideas, but not quite so much as in his earlier novels.

What I got was a deep inquiry into the nature of man through the telling of various social circumstances of a fictional British bourgeois circle in the early s.


He slowly recognizes his need to work with others and put his theories in to practice, no matter what the consequences. Something like minus 50 pages and Eyeless in Gaza would perhaps have been much easier to read.

Eyeless in Gaza

A year or two, perhaps only a month or two, before she died. Feb 12, James rated it it was amazing.

The book has left me, like Island, with a yearning to learn more of the human condition and how and why society is shaped the way it is. As the author disappears behind the implied author, the implied reader is manifested in the real reader. See 2 questions about Eyeless in Gaza…. The novel begins with Anthony, looking at a snapshot of his mother EG, I, 1. The opening chapter has the main character randomly shuffling through old photographs, some taken thirty years ago, some ten. Eyeless in Gaza has me frustrated.

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It very much felt as thought he was talking of his own experience when discussing much of the books content. Huxley does an excellent job at showing even the most despicable characters as nothing more malignant than the main actor in their own plays.

After Many a Summer Dies the Swan was a warning that Nuxley probably missed much in all of 3 these books and should re-read them.