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 seems very common in men in general. Newer Aarchimedes Older Post Home. Aldous Huxley click on names to see more mathematical fiction by the same author. Gabilondi rated it it was ok Jul 09, ProdigiesProving TheoremsMath Education. This story has a very sad ending. Have you not yet figured out that discussion on the feminine on this forum is about character of consciousness, not gender?

Nov 05, Jeff Hobbs marked it as to-read Shelves: Best known for his novels and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, travel writing, and film stories and scripts. It’s only the conscious person who is capable of judging, not the unconscious.

It is a straight forward story well told. David Escobar rated it it was ok Sep 27, Aldous Huxley’s by far most famous and still very widely read novel is Brave New World More information about this work can be found at another page on this Website. I’m not convinced by the ending.

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Cib rated it it was amazing Jul 02, See 1 question about Archimedrs Archimedes and Other Stories…. His parents do not want to give the boy up as they archkmedes love him though they understand they cannot give him what he needs. They discover the boy is a musical genius able to already make astute comments about the works of Bach, for example.

As promised, my thoughts about the story In his story, A. 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.

Young Archimedes and Other Stories

Books by Aldous Huxley. But you define a misogynist as “someone who understood feminine psychology deeply, and, understanding, necessarily rejected it.

Do you have an electronic copy? The story centers around a group of English travelers on an extended stay in Italy very much like “The Story of a Panic” by E. I went for a long bicycle ride.


Young Archimedes

I still recall parts of it quite well. If I related too much of the story, it might affect your arcjimedes on it before you read it, and it is the GF reader’s take I am interested in hearing. The child will die precociously of meningitis, and the doctor will later recognize his striking resemblance with a portrait of Ampere as a child.


Guido presently displays an interest in the music he hears from the English couple’s gramophone. Short StoriesFilms.

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I liked this story a lot. To ask other readers questions about Young Archimedes and Other Storiesplease sign up. Published December 1st by Transaction Large Print first published Just read Young Archimedes, not the rest of the selections. Pavel Khliust rated it really liked it Mar 09, He wanted to archimeds consciousness and rationality, and return back to infancy, rather than grow up through consciousness and make all archimedex, as the wise man does.

In other words, Huxley himself had a large component of feminine-mindedness in himself, and this is why his soulmate was a maternal figure. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It doesn’t matter what an unconscious person regards herself or himself to be.

It’s basically about the clash between thinking and unthinking. This is why this short story interested me vis a vis GF.