Huxley: A Beginner's Guide

Huxley: A Beginner's Guide

by Kieron O'Hara
     
 

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Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, and inventor of the term ‘psychedelic’, Aldous Huxley was a global trend-setter ahead of his time. In this new biography Kieron O’Hara explores the life of this great visionary, charting his transformation from society satirist to Californian guru-mystic through an insightful analysis of his life… See more details below

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Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, and inventor of the term ‘psychedelic’, Aldous Huxley was a global trend-setter ahead of his time. In this new biography Kieron O’Hara explores the life of this great visionary, charting his transformation from society satirist to Californian guru-mystic through an insightful analysis of his life’s work. Combining thoughtful biography, expansive reading notes, and an exploration of Huxley’s continuing legacy, Huxley: A Beginner’s Guide is the definitive introduction to one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers. Dr Kieron O’Hara is a Senior Researcher at Southampton University, England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851689231
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
07/16/2012
Series:
Beginners Guide (Oneworld) Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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