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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It doesn’t matter what an unconscious person regards herself or himself to be. Briefly, it centers around an English couple who rents space in a large house in Florence. Tushar Sharma rated it really liked it Apr 23, France has a country physician stumbling on a precocious and promising young boy born in a poor and uneducated peasant family.

Through his novels and es Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is quite a characterization. Daengel rated it really liked it Mar 15, To ask other readers questions about Young Archimedes and Other Storiesplease sign up.

He wanted to archimdees consciousness and rationality, and return back to infancy, rather than grow up through consciousness and make all reason, atchimedes the wise man does. Contributed by Horacio Maratea I liked this short story from the moment I read it. Lists with This Book. I certainly do not agree that such an effeminate gay male is necessarily any less aware of anything. You are painting with somewhat broad strokes a portrait of a man who was a rather complex intellectual figure.


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But Huxley seemed to like tragedies, and misty, poetic touches. In his story, A. I was struck by his ability to encapsulate the way women can spend their energy and time: Rien d’inoubliable dans les 2 cas.

Have you not yet figured out that discussion on the feminine on this forum is about character of consciousness, not gender? ProdigiesProving TheoremsMath Education.

Young Archimedes: and other stories – Aldous Huxley – Google Books

The young son in the peasant family, Guido, befriends the son of the English couple. Best known for his novels and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, travel writing, and film stories and scripts. The couple give him a book on Euclidean geometry and they discover his real talent and even great genius is for geometry and mathematics. Guido presently displays an interest in the music he hears from the English couple’s gramophone.

But this is an easy dodge. Aldous HuxleyShort stories. It was a library book. Honestly, despite what Prince suggests, I am not being obtuse. Kielty was an editor for the Book of the Month Club. However, I don’t think Huxley was a misogynist, meaning, someone who understood feminine psychology deeply, and, understanding, necessarily rejected it. Through his novels and essays Huxley functioned as an examiner yiung sometimes critic of social mores, norms and ideals. Huxley was quite skillful in relating the little child and the grown woman.

Trivia About Young Archimedes It’s only the conscious person who is capable of judging, not the unconscious. In Islandprobably his most interesting work, archimedss shows that he was deeply drawn to a childlike form of unconsciousness, as offered in drugs. I recently received a gift from my cousin Bonnie, a 64 year old page anthology of short stories selected by Bernadine Kielty.


I agree that he is not a misogynist. Why then consider it a feminine trait? Just read Young Archimedes, not the rest of the selections.

If I related too much of the story, it might affect your take on it before you read it, and it is the GF reader’s take I am interested in hearing. Gabilondi rated it it was ok Jul 09, The narrator, archimedrs, soon realizes that Guido’s real talent is in mathematics hence, “young Archimedes” and that the musical acuity is just that capacity many gifted mathematicians seem to share.

Aldous Huxley’s Young Archimedes – GENIUS FORUMS

I’ve only read the title story. It’s basically about the clash between thinking and unthinking. The desire to have a soul-mate may bespeak a part of oneself that desires to return to infancy. Huxlwy not convinced by the ending. They discover the boy is a musical genius able to already make astute comments about the works of Bach, for example.


I haven’t read it, but if your reply is interesting, I might consider putting it into the Reasoner’s Library. Short StoriesFilms. Refresh and try again.

Methinks that thou dost protest too much. As far as I can see, Huxley’s work is not yet in the arcyimedes domain so I was glad to see this story was included though I feel bad that interested readers cannot read it online.