Brave New World

Brave New World predicts - with eerie clarity - a terrifying vision of the future. Read the dystopian classic that inspired the Sky TV series. EVERYONE BELONGS TO EVERYONE ELSE Welcome to New London. Everybody is happy here.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 140702101X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Brave New World predicts - with eerie clarity - a terrifying vision of the future. Read the dystopian classic that inspired the Sky TV series. EVERYONE BELONGS TO EVERYONE ELSE Welcome to New London. Everybody is happy here. Our perfect society achieved peace and stability through the prohibition of monogamy, privacy, money, family and history itself. Now everyone belongs. You can be happy too. All you need to do is take your Soma pills. Discover the brave new world of Aldous Huxley's classic novel, written in 1932, which prophesied a society which expects maximum pleasure and accepts complete surveillance - no matter what the cost. 'A masterpiece of speculation... As vibrant, fresh, and somehow shocking as it was when I first read it' Margaret Atwood, bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale 'A grave warning... Provoking, stimulating, shocking and dazzling' Observer **One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060776099

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. This powerful work of speculative fiction sheds a blazing critical light on the present and is considered to be Huxley's most enduring masterpiece. Following Brave New World is the nonfiction work Brave New World Revisited, first published in 1958. It is a fascinating work in which Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion.

Brave New World

This book provides notes on Brave new world, the novel by Aldous Huxley. Topics covered include: how to study a novel, a synopsis of this work, characterization and themes of this novel, and also a background to the author and his book.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781405801713

Category: Control (Psychology)

Page: 127

View: 472

York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, York Notes Advanced intorduce students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.

Huxley s Brave New World Essays

These essays analyze the influence of Brave New World as a literary and philosophical document and describe how Huxley forecast the problems of late capitalism.

Author: David Garrett Izzo

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786480033

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 196

View: 905

Aldous Huxley’s prophetic novel of ideas warned of a terrible future then 600 years away. Though Brave New World was published less than a century ago in 1932, many elements of the novel’s dystopic future now seem an eerily familiar part of life in the 21st century. These essays analyze the influence of Brave New World as a literary and philosophical document and describe how Huxley forecast the problems of late capitalism. Topics include the anti-utopian ideals represented by the rigid caste system depicted, the novel’s influence on the philosophy of “culture industry” philosophers Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, the Nietzschean birth of tragedy in the novel’s penultimate scene, and the relationship of the novel to other dystopian works.

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ISBN: 3129230327

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Brave New World Indonesian Edition

Dalam novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley memperkenalkan sebuah dunia baru: dunia kita, beberapa abad di masa depan.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Bentang Pustaka

ISBN: 6022910870

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 288

View: 396

Dalam novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley memperkenalkan sebuah dunia baru: dunia kita, beberapa abad di masa depan. Dunia di mana suatu pemerintahan telah berhasil menelusuri akar ketidakbahagiaan manusia, yang bermuara pada tiga hal: keluarga, seni, dan Tuhan. Demi menanggulanginya, bayi kemudian diciptakan dari dalam botol; melalui proses genetika yang canggih ia dihilangkan dari penyakit, dilepaskan dari kecacatan, untuk kemudian terbebas dari derita besar bernama orang tua. Tumbuh besar, mereka hanya belajar apa yang pemerintah ingin mereka pelajari. Maka seni pun dikebiri, menjadi tak lebih sekadar alat hiburan dan propaganda untuk masyarakat. Sementara sains dijadikan buku resep untuk hidangan industri. Konsumerisme diajarkan sebagai jalan hidup yang utama. Kitab suci diharamkan. Kebahagiaan dipusatkan pada dua sumber utama yakni seks bebas dan candu—konsumsinya dilegalkan dan dipantau ketat oleh pemerintah. Melalui cara-cara inilah perkembangan jiwa manusia berusaha diredam, karena apapun yang merangsang jiwa sesungguhnya adalah benih kegusaran yang pada akhirnya bakal menimbulkan ketidakstabilan masyarakat. Dengan melindungi status quo, maka kebahagiaan hakiki, utopia, dapat diraih. Tidak dengan murah memang, namun sekalinya tercapai, sistem sosial tersebut mustahil diruntuhkan. Sebuah tonggak keberhasilan peradaban manusia di depan alam serta Tuhan penciptanya. [Mizan, Bentang Pustaka, Hidup, Dunia, Tuhan, Bumi, Indonesia]

Brave New World Revisited

Brave New World Revisited includes Huxley's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control, and is an urgent and powerful appeal for the defence of individualism still alarmingly relevant today.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407020919

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 176

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In his 1932 classic dystopian novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley depicted a future society in thrall to science and regulated by sophisticated methods of social control. Nearly thirty years later in Brave New World Revisited, Huxley checked the progress of his prophecies against reality and argued that many of his fictional fantasies had grown uncomfortably close to the truth. Brave New World Revisited includes Huxley's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control, and is an urgent and powerful appeal for the defence of individualism still alarmingly relevant today.

Aldous Huxley

An in-depth analysis of Aldous Huxley, his writings, and the historical time period in which they were written.

Author: Raychel Haugrud Reiff

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761447016

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 846

An in-depth analysis of Aldous Huxley, his writings, and the historical time period in which they were written.


Brave New World

Describes the background of Brave New World, discusses its themes, and looks at its critical reception

Author: Robert S. Baker

Publisher: Twayne Pub

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 156

View: 638

Describes the background of Brave New World, discusses its themes, and looks at its critical reception

Aldous Huxley s Brave New World

The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed.

Author: David Rogers

Publisher: Dramatic Pub.

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 110

View: 306

The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future -- of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. This powerful work of speculative fiction sheds a blazing critical light on the present and is considered to be Huxley's most enduring masterpiece. Following Brave New World is the nonfiction work Brave New World Revisited, first published in 1958. It is a fascinating work in which Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion.



Interpretation Zu Aldous Huxley Brave New World

Author: Reiner Poppe

Publisher:

ISBN: 9783804418905

Category:

Page: 82

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Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

Notes on the examination of the prophetic fantasy of his novel "Brave New World" and compares his predictions for the future with our actual world.

Author: Warren Paul

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: LITERARY CRITICISM

Page: 66

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Notes on the examination of the prophetic fantasy of his novel "Brave New World" and compares his predictions for the future with our actual world.

Wandering into Brave New World

It also shows how the novel overcomes its intense grounding in 1920s political turmoil to escape into the timelessness of dystopian fiction.

Author: David Leon Higdon

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9401209723

Category: History

Page: 255

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Wandering into Brave New World explores the historical contexts and contemporary sources of Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel which, seventy years after its initial publication remains the best known and most discussed dystopian work of the twentieth century. This new study addresses a number of questions which still remain open. Did his round-the-world trip in 1925-1926 provide material for the novel? Did India’s caste system contribute to the novel’s human levels? Is there an overarching pattern to the names of the novel/s characters? Has the role of Hollywood in the novel been underestimated? Is Lenina Crown a representative 1920s “flapper”? Did Huxley have knowledge of and sources for his Indian reservation characters and scenes quite independent of and more accurate than those of D. H. Lawrence’s writings? Did Huxley’s visit to Borneo contribute anything to the novel? New research allows substantive answers and even explains why Huxley linked such figures as Henry Ford and Sigmund Freud. It also shows how the novel overcomes its intense grounding in 1920s political turmoil to escape into the timelessness of dystopian fiction.

Brave New World

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers.

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781937775940

Category:

Page: 420

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Conditioning in Aldous Huxley s Brave New World

Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject Literature - Basics, grade: 2,0, Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Sprach-und Literaturwissenschaften), language: English, abstract: Contents 1.

Author: Franziska Caesar

Publisher:

ISBN: 9783656399506

Category:

Page: 20

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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject Literature - Basics, grade: 2,0, Catholic University Eichstatt-Ingolstadt (Sprach-und Literaturwissenschaften), language: English, abstract: Contents 1. Introduction .................................................................................................03 2. The various forms of conditioning in Brave New World ....................................04 2. 1 Biological engineering ....................................................................04 2. 2 The use of psychological conditioning ..............................................05 2. 2. 1 Behaviourism ............................................................................05 2. 2. 2 Sleep-teaching and hypnopaedia ..................................................06 2. 3 Chemical persuasion.........................................................................08 3. The essential role of conditioning in the "utopian" world .................................10 4. Conclusion .............................................................................................12 Bibliography .............................................................................................14 1. Introduction Unquestionably, Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, written in 1931, is one of the most fascinating dystopian novels. His description of a world state in the future, in which people are conditioned and manipulated from the cradle to the grave is meant to be a warning of the danger of dehumanization. Huxley draws a picture of a future including the misuse of political power, economic control, sciences and technology, biological engineering, mass consumption and the loss of ethical values. More precisely, Huxley's Brave New World could be regarded as a kind of "leisure dystopia" which is defined as an "utopia [that has] gone wretched or failed paradise-engineering projects." The fine line between utopia and dystopia becomes visible. In leisure dystopian societies like in Brave New World, all problems have officially been abolished and the people are living in wealth and happiness. But this state is only achieved by eliminating intellectualism, values or individual freedom. Therefore, the state rulers need means of control. One of the most powerful tools is conditioning in various forms. This study is meant to focus on the three types of conditioning pr

A Brave New World of Knowledge

These facets are locked together: although the book does not deny that 'The Tempest' had deep roots in classical literature and elsewhere, it maintains that the play's remarkable dramaturgy and symbolism reflect subtle matters uniquely ...

Author: B. J. Sokol

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 9780838639252

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 274

View: 402

This study of an extraordinary work of dramatic literature also addresses questions of the nature and dissemination of the scientific revolution. These facets are locked together: although the book does not deny that 'The Tempest' had deep roots in classical literature and elsewhere, it maintains that the play's remarkable dramaturgy and symbolism reflect subtle matters uniquely pertinet to its own fascinating time. A 'Brave New World of Knowledge' uncovers a number of previously little-appreciated connections of 'The Tempest' with specific problems or advances of knowledge, thus showing that the play reflected innovative proto-scientific modes of confronting the physical, biological, and human realms. It also argues that Shakespeare's play mirrored a new tendency to repudiate earlier Renaissance dreams of achieving omniscience and omnipotence. The play reflected a newer hope for knowledge based on speculative boldness linked with close observation, rational and sober precision, and a radical capacity to accept limitation and not-knowing.