GENERAL HUXLEY LINKS:
Island Web. Thoughts
on Aldous Huxley's Island.
- Essay "Alone
On An Island: A Review of Aldous Huxley's Island", by Michael R.
Allen. 1997. -
summary at The Literature, Arts & Medicine Database
- Synopsis of
Aldous Huxley's Island
- Here and
Now at Themestream. By Robert Rickover. Short essay on temporal focus
as relating to the Alexander Technique and Island. -
Doors of Perception. The complete text online. -
Door In The Wall. By Jay Stevens. About The Doors of Perception.
At the Psychedelic Library. -
The Molecular Biology Of Paradise.
Info on peyote and mescalin and psychoactive links. -
discussion with Laura Huxley. March 12, 1994. -
Two Letters From Timothy Leary addressed
to Aldous Huxley.
- Ken Russell's movie " The
Devils" is based on the book by Aldous Huxley entitled "The
Devils of Loudon" (1952). -
on Self-Transcedence: The Epilog of The Devils of Loudun. -
films at the Internet Movie Database. -
Huxley: The Gravity of Light ,
a feature-length documentary film produced and directed by Oliver Hockenhull.
to Huxley on
your iPod: Choose from The Doors Of Perception, Antic Hay, Brave New World, and Crome Yellow
- Audio tapes
of Aldous Huxley by Big Sur Tapes . Other Huxley
audio tapes. -
with Aldous Huxley In the mid-1950s. Albert Hofmann.
- Divine Ground & and
The Perennial Philosophy, notes from. -
Perennial Philosophy. General info By W. T. S. Thackara.
Introduction to the Bhagavad-Gita
On Silence, 1946.
and Essence - some comments -
Philosophy in Contemporary Review 2001. -
and the Individual. Short essay by Huxley. -
and Religion. This essay, the last Huxley wrote, was published in
Show Magazine in 1964 soon after his death.
- The Quotations
- Introduction by
Aldous Huxley to They Still Draw Pictures. -
Themes in Aldous Huxleys
Life and Literature by Brock Bakke. -
Alla Huxley -
Yellow complete online text by Project Gutenberg. -
Free Press by Huxley
- Propaganda in a Democratic
Society by Huxley.
Liberty and Peace. Technology for Nonviolent Struggle by Brian Martin.
Case For Constructive Peace by Aldous Huxley.
Poetry about 29 poems online -
on the Bohemian Ink site. -
Vision Of Aldous Huxley: Prologue of Technology for Nonviolent Struggle
by Brian Martin
- The Importance Of The
Comic Genius by Aldous Huxley 1924. Adobe Acrobat file. -
Huxley: The Ultimate Revolution. March 20, 1962. 45 minute taped
discourse following by a Q&A session. Listen with Streamworks player.
He Explains his view on how the powers-that-be attempt to persuade the
populace into consenting to the current state of affairs which may be
- Centre for Aldous
Huxley Studies. Germany. Provides information on activities and research
concerning the author. It also promotes the academic study of the works
of Aldous Huxley, in particular critical editions, commentaries and interpretations,
and aims to make a wider public acquainted with the thought and writings
of the author. Founded June 25, 1998.
- Theatre Productions -
info on The Devils, The Genius and the Goddess, and The Giocanda Smile.
Includes producers, directors, and cast members along with the old show
happened to Aldous Huxley by John Derbyshire. The New Criterion.
Of Sight by Clive James. The curious career of Aldous Huxley.
- Aldous Huxley Spanish
- MeetUp.com, site to to meetup
with other fans of Huxley around the world.
- Philosophy Forums.
General discussions on philosophical matters.
- Aldous Huxley's Americanization
of the Brave New World typescript - Critical Essay by Jerome Meckler.
- Huxley's pathway to spiritual reality -
by Sally Paulsell.
- Maxims of the Saints by François
Fénelon (16511715). French theologian and writer, a leader
of the quietism heresy. Several quotes in The Perennial Philosophy.
Tillotson Banquet in The Century: A Popular Quarterly.
- Laura Huxley obituary 12-15-2007.
Mike Wallace Interview, 1958 video. Aldous Huxley, social critic and author of Brave New World, talks to Wallace about threats to freedom
in the United States, overpopulation, bureaucracy, propaganda, drugs, advertising, and television.
- Audio Collection,read by Aldous Huxley. Old Time Radio Catalog. 10
shows - total playtime 6 hours 14 minutes.
BRAVE NEW WORLD LINKS:
Brave New World. Complete
online text of the novel (the online version of the book has been removed
from somaweb per the legal threat by Arthur Klebanoff of Rosetta Books;
he can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Utopia by
Sir Thomas More. Online text.
- 1992 -
Brave New World and the present day?
- Novelguide.com -
summary, character profiles, metaphor analysis, theme analysis, etc...
- BNW Monarch Notes. A good
online summary and review of the book. (99 k)
Book Notes series on Brave New World. Similar to Cliff Notes. Includes
the following subjects: novel, plot, characters, setting, themes, point
of view, form & structure, style, the story summarized, a step beyond,
tests and answers, term paper ideas, glossary, critics, advisory board,
and bibliography. The online version is here.
Max Notes at amazon.com
- Role of Individuality in
Invisible Man and Brave New World -John Coughlin.
- Brave New World
or Island -The World Must Decide. Ram Dass gave the following talk
at The Celebration Of the Birth Centenary of Aldous Huxley.
- BNW: The Cost of Stability By
Ricky Gehlhaus, Jr.
- The Cost
of Stability in BNW: Freedom. By Ming Li.
- Brave New World Project by
Stephanie Iser. Includes: character sheet, author info, time info, chapter
summaries, vocabulary terms, quotes, book summary and a survey of reader
by Richard Cornelissen. Comprehensive information.
- A Defence Of Paradise-Engineering. "Brave
New World is one of the most insidious works of literature ever written. " This
author of this article challenges the common public perception of the
novel and offers a vision for the future.
radio broadcast by Huxley. "Brave New World" was originally
broadcast as the series premiere, in two parts, on January 27 and February
3rd, 1956. Aldous Huxley himself narrated this hour long adaptation of
his dystopic novel of a quickly nearing future in which society manufactures
babies for specific roles in life and people control and mellow their
experience with the drug Soma...
tapes. As read by British actor Michael York, this unabridged audio
edition of the book is both timely and absolutely captivating.
- National Public Radio, NPR specials
on Huxley. Huxley biographer David Dunnaway, reexamines this classic
work 65 years after it was first published, RealAudio
28.8 file, Aug 12, 1997. Thursday, December 23, 1999.
- BNW Audio Book by
audiopartners.com. Other BNW
summary at The Literature, Arts & Medicine Database.
- BNW Chapter XIX, by Inga Duechting,
Christina Pichlmaier, Nicole Tessmer.
A Study of Dehumanization
and Instinct by Richard Lung.
and a Half Utopias. Despite its dismal record, the utopian impulse
is by no means extinct. An eminent physicist looks at several of the
guises in which utopian thinking is likely to appear during the century
ahead -- and at the perils that lurk behind each one. By Steven Weinberg.
Atlantic Monthly, Jan 2000.
Things. Article on BNW by Leon Kass. "All contemporary societies,
the open ones no less than the closed, are traveling briskly in the same
Themes by Marin.
- BWN Themes by
Mireia Ferrandis Pradas.
- Henry Ford. at
the Henry Ford Museum. Real about the man and company.
- Short essay by
Marta Cortell Villora
- A Potentially
Frightening New World by Cal Thomas.
- Embodiments and Contextual Difference in
Brave New World by Tom Bracali.
Visions site: Soma,
Shakespeare, and Suicide: The Terrors of Techno Utopia, by Courtney
Dangers of Utopian Thinking and the Republic by Gregory Johnson; Plato
and Utopia by William Uzgalis; Exclusion
and Utopian Thinking by David Anderson; Marcuse's
Modern Marxism: Utopia for the Twentieth Century by Lisa Blasch; Elements
of Utopia by Kim Daley & Suzanne Gaulocher; Utopian
Writing: It's Nature and Historical Context by Brooks Spencer.
- Two Modern Utopias:
A Comparative Study of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and Stanislaw
Lem's Return From the Stars Michael Richard Lopez, May 1998.
- Snow Crash
vs. Brave New World. Visions of the future. By Eric Richardson.
Dystopia: 1984, Brave New World, Gattaca. Interesting site.
- "In That New World Which
is the Old": New World/Old World Inversion In Aldous Huxley's Brave
New World. By Oliver Quimby Melton, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Analysis of Brave New World by 15 groups of German students. 2005.
- The Society For Utopian Studies.
Founded 1975. International, interdisciplinary association devoted to
the study of utopianism in all its forms, with a particular emphasis
on literary and experimental utopias.
Brand New World, 2005.
An interesting movie exploring contemporary advertising, television and
consumerism as it related to Brave New World. Film includes interviews
with academics, hermits and Huxley scholars. .
Filmmakers: Ewan Jones-Morris & Andrzej Wójcik. Original site is down but here is the archived
TV movie (1980). IMDB link.
- BNW, TV movie (1998).
Peter Gallagher and Leonard Nimoy starred in NBCs world premiere
movie "Brave New World," based on Aldous Huxleys
classic modern novel. The production was telecasted Sunday, May 3,
1998. Also starring are Miguel Ferrer, Academy Award nominee Sally
Kirkland, Tim Guinee and Rya Kihlstedt.
is no gene for the human spirit." This film touches upon some
of the ideas and issues presented in Brave New World. The main character,
who is an "invalid" or natural born, struggles to achieve
his dream in a genetically engineered society which sorts and discriminates
it's members by their DNA purity. Gattaca trailer
and movie at
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