Huxley, Aldous

Huxley, Aldous
 (1894–1963) English novelist and brother of Sir Julian Huxley (1887–1975), biologist and writer; their grandfather was T. H. Huxley (1825–1895), scientist and champion of Charles Darwin.

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  • Huxley, Aldous — ▪ British author Introduction in full  Aldous Leonard Huxley  born July 26, 1894, Godalming, Surrey, Eng. died Nov. 22, 1963, Los Angeles  English novelist and critic gifted with an acute and far ranging intelligence. His works were notable for… …   Universalium

  • Huxley, Aldous (Leonard) — (26 jul. 1894, Godalming, Surrey, Inglaterra–22 nov. 1963, Los Ángeles, Cal., EE.UU.). Novelista y crítico británico. Nieto de T.H. Huxley y hermano de Julian Huxley, padeció de ceguera parcial desde niño. Es conocido por sus obras de sátira… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Huxley, Aldous Leonard — (1894 1963)    Born near Godalming, Surrey, he started at Eton College in 1908, and two years later a severe eye infection, which caused near blindness, forced him to leave. He taught himself to read Braille and he graduated with a first in… …   British and Irish poets

  • Huxley, Aldous (Leonard) — born July 26, 1894, Godalming, Surrey, Eng. died Nov. 22, 1963, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. British novelist and critic. Grandson of T.H. Huxley and brother of Julian Huxley, he was partially blind from childhood. He is known for works of elegant,… …   Universalium

  • Huxley, Aldous Leonard — (1894–1963)    English author, poet, and philosopher, perhaps most famous for his utopian novel Brave New World (1932b) and such important nonfiction as The Art of Seeing (1932a), The Perennial Philosophy (1946), and The Devils of Loudon (1952);… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • Huxley,Aldous Leonard — Hux·ley (hŭksʹlē), Aldous Leonard. 1894 1963. British writer. His best known work, Brave New World (1932), paints a grim picture of a scientifically organized utopia. * * * …   Universalium

  • HUXLEY, Aldous Leonard — (1894 1963)    grandson of T. H. Huxley. English MYSTICAL writer novelist, essayist and poet, who experimented with drug induced states to achieve SPIRITUAL insight …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Huxley, Aldous — ► (1894 1963) Novelista, ensayista y poeta británico. Escéptico y racionalista, evolucionó hacia un misticismo ético de inspiración budista. Autor de Un mundo feliz (1932), donde satiriza la confianza del hombre en el progreso científico y en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • HUXLEY, Aldous Leonard — (1894–1963)    The British novelist who included encounters with the Etruscans in two of his novels, Point Counter Point (1928) and Those Barren Leaves (1925) …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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