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"brave New World" (York Notes Advanced) -- Paperback (1 New ed): Huxley, Aldous: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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"brave New World" (York Notes Advanced) -- Paperback (1 New ed)
"brave New World" (York Notes Advanced) -- Paperback (1 New ed)
Published Date : 2005/06
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781405801713

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Book Description
Table of Contents
 
PART ONE INTRODUCTION
  How to study a novel                             5  (1)
  Reading Brave New World                          6  (4)
PART TWO THE TEXT
  Note on the text                                 10 (1)
  Synopsis                                         10 (2)
  Detailed summaries
    Epigraph                                       12 (1)
    Foreword                                       13 (3)
    Chapters 1-5                                   16 (20)
    Chapters 6-10                                  36 (11)
    Chapters 11-15                                 47 (10)
    Chapters 16-18                                 57 (8)
  Extended commentaries
    Text 1 - Chapter 2 (pp. 16-18)                 65 (4)
    Text 2 - Chapter 3 (pp. 41-3)                  69 (4)
    Text 3 - Chapter 18 (pp. 227-8)                73 (3)
PART THREE CRITICAL APPROACHES
  Characterisation                                 76 (6)
    Bernard Marx                                   76 (2)
    John, the Savage                               78 (1)
    Lenina Crowne                                  79 (1)
    Mustapha Mond                                  80 (1)
    Helmholtz Watson                               80 (1)
    The Director                                   80 (1)
    Henry Foster                                   81 (1)
    Linda                                          81 (1)
  Themes
    Dehumanisation                                 82 (1)
    True and false science                         83 (2)
    Death                                          85 (1)
    Lack of a positive message                     86 (1)
  Language and style                               87 (3)
  Narrative technique and structure                90 (2)
  Satire                                           92 (2)
  Intertextuality                                  94 (3)
PART FOUR CRITICAL HISTORY
  Early reception                                  97 (1)
  The 1950's onwards                               97 (3)
PART FIVE BACKGROUND
  Aldous Huxley's life and work                    100(2)
    Other works by Aldous Huxley                   101(1)
  Social background                                102(2)
  Literary background                              104(4)
  Scientific background
    Eugenics                                       108(3)
  Chronology                                       111(3)
FURTHER READING                                    114(2)
LITERARY TERMS                                     116(4)
AUTHOR OF THESE NOTES                              120
 

York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, York Notes Advanced intorduce students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.