After reading the short story, “Young Archimedes”, one of Huxley’s most famous short stories (he published five collections of short stories and. Young Archimedes and Other Stories has ratings and 10 reviews. Mientras Leo said: Una novela corta o relato largo sobre la fragilidad y la genialidad. Young Archimedes (). Aldous Huxley (click on names to see Archimede. Sandro Caparrini says “It is very well done and quite faithful to Huxley’s story.”.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. I agree that he is not a misogynist. BTW – I knew in the “Study too much” thread you weren’t really saying one should ignore formal training.

Soon he is able to read musical notation and begins to play the piano at the level of master. It doesn’t matter what an unconscious person regards herself or himself to be.

The Reading Life: “Young Archimedes” by Aldous Huxley

I haven’t read it, but if your reply is interesting, I might consider putting it into the Reasoner’s Library. You are painting with somewhat broad strokes a portrait of a man who was a rather complex intellectual figure. It huxlej to find whether Huxley knew France’s work which would not diminish the literary quality of his work. As the story opens Huxley gives us a very wonderful account of the beauty of the Italian countryside.


Daengel rated it really liked it Mar 15, The child will die precociously of meningitis, and the doctor will later recognize his striking arcgimedes with a portrait of Ampere as a child. Refresh and try again.

David Escobar rated it it was ok Sep 27, Daniel rated it liked it Dec 09, But the middle-aged landlady, who also resides in the large house, notices young Guido’s gift, too.

It just seems to me that we are being a bit too quick to identify the unconsciousness in people as something feminine. The couple invites him over as a playmate for their son. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

They are to all intent and purpose, women. Anyone can read it and understand it, without math. Contributed by Horacio Maratea I liked this short story from the moment I read it.

Published December 1st by Transaction Large Print first published Uy, a mi no me deja nada. It was a library book. Trivia About Young Archimedes This story has a very sad ending.

But Huxley seemed to like tragedies, and misty, poetic touches. They discover the boy is a musical genius yokng to already make astute comments about the works of Bach, for example.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Marine Makhatadze rated atchimedes it was amazing Dec 01, Along the way Huxley talks about the nature of genius and the role of culture in determining the development of genius. France has a country physician stumbling on a precocious and promising young boy arcyimedes in a poor and uneducated peasant family. Many of his stories show enchantment with an ideal, ethereal, otherworldly female redeemer. It is a straight forward story well told.

Young Archimedes

I will leave the rest of the yoyng untold. I think a more realistic ending would be, he would run away. Want to Read saving…. Return to Book Page.

Young Archimedes and Other Stories

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He did teach himself to read, after all. He was a member for a time of the Bloomsbury Group and a social associate of Elizabeth Bowen though not a close friend. I read Brave New Youn many years ago. The name of the characters?