Aldous Leonard Huxley

English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
Syn: ↑Huxley, ↑Aldous Huxley
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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  • Leonard Huxley (writer) — Leonard Huxley (December 11, 1860 May 2 1933) was a British schoolteacher, writer and editor. Biography Family His father was the zoologist Thomas Henry Huxley, Darwin s bulldog . Leonard was educated at University College School, London, St.… …   Wikipedia

  • 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)    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) — (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) — 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 — (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 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

  • Aldous Huxley — en su juventud. Nombre completo Aldous Leonard Huxley Nacimiento 26 de julio de 1894 Godalming …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leonard Aldous Huxley — Aldous Huxley (Januar 1970 in Buenos Aires) Aldous Leonard Huxley (* 26. Juli 1894 in Godalming, Surrey (England); † 22. November 1963 in Los Angeles) war ein britischer Schriftsteller, der in die Ver …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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