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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Kevin Hv rated it it was ok Nov 23, Trivia About Young Archimedes In the meantime the Italian woman has heard of his musical talents and begins to try to force his parents to let her adopt him so she can make money from his musical talents. The couple has one child age three, Robin. They interpret his stonelike social inertness as either rude indifference, or a kind of intellectual “terra nullius”, such as an impersonal calculating-machine to be fed problems. Just read Young Archimedes, not the rest of the selections.
BTW – I knew in the “Study too much” thread you weren’t really saying one should ignore formal training. This is why this short story interested youmg vis a vis GF. The English couple want to adopt him so he can get the education he needs to arfhimedes develop his genius. One of the things that Huxley made clear is the profound relationship between music and mathematics. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Have you not yet figured out that discussion on the feminine on this forum is about character of consciousness, not gender?
Edith Viramontes rated it really liked it Jun 28, He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from until his death in A couple vacationing in Italy meet a peasant boy with strong archomedes abilities.
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It just sounded that way. Where did you find it? See 1 question about Young Archimedes and Other Stories…. Marine Makhatadze rated it it was amazing Dec 01, You are certainly not the first indignant douchebag that has come storming in here, flinging out accusations of misogyny, and you won’t be the last.
I went for a long bicycle ride. If I related too much of the story, it might affect your take on it before you read it, and it is archimedew GF reader’s take I am interested in hearing.
Briefly, it centers around an English couple who rents space in a large house in Florence. All of which are men.
Uy, a mi no me deja nada. They discover the boy is a musical genius able to already make astute comments about the works of Bach, for example. Aldous Huxley’s by far most famous and still very widely read novel is Brave New World It doesn’t matter what an unconscious person regards herself or himself to be. But the middle-aged landlady, who also resides in the large house, notices young Guido’s gift, too. No trivia or quizzes yet. Idle women are bothersome and prevent men from doing their work.
Yet he seems to have been an all around erudite person. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I am quite sure you are not a blockhead. Nov 21, Andrew K. I agree that he is not a misogynist. As far as I can see, Huxley’s work is not yet in the public domain so I was glad to see this story was included though I feel bad that interested readers cannot read it online.
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Quotes from Young Archimedes She envisions adopting the boy from the peasant tenant and educating him, thereby gaining fame for herself in the process. I was struck by his yung to encapsulate the way women can spend their energy and time: His parents do not want to give the boy up as they truly love him though they understand they cannot give him what he needs.
Last edited by cousinbasil on Mon Jun 21, 7: Clearly hxuley is a musical genius. Carlos rated it liked it Feb 17, I liked this story a lot.
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I read Brave New World many years ago. More information about this work can be found at another page on this Website. In Island, probably his most interesting work, he shows that he was deeply drawn to a childlike form of unconsciousness, as offered in drugs.
Reprinted in Fantasia Mathematica. It just seems to me that we are being a bit too quick to identify the unconsciousness in people as something feminine.