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The Resource Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens

Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens

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Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited
Title
Brave new world
Title remainder
and, Brave new world revisited
Statement of responsibility
Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
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Language
eng
Summary
Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future-of a world utterly transformed. Through 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 knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World, including threats to humanity
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Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming and media--has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 A.F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity
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Storyline
Tone
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035535
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1894-1963
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Huxley, Aldous
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6015.U9
LC item number
B65 2005
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870
Literary form
fiction
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1894-1963
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Huxley, Aldous
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True
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  • Passivity (Psychology)
  • Genetic engineering
  • Totalitarianism
  • Collectivism
Target audience
adult
Label
Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Brave new world -- Brave new world revisited
Control code
ocm61141178
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxi, 340 p.
Isbn
9780060776091
System control number
(OCoLC)61141178
Label
Brave new world : and, Brave new world revisited, Aldous Huxley ; foreword by Christopher Hitchens
Publication
Contents
Brave new world -- Brave new world revisited
Control code
ocm61141178
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxi, 340 p.
Isbn
9780060776091
System control number
(OCoLC)61141178

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