Educated as a biologist at Oxford, he taught at Rice Institute, Houston (1912-1916), Oxford (1919-25) and Kings College (1925-1935). An ant specialist (he wrote a book called Ants in 1930), Huxley became Secretary of the Zoological Society of London ( In 1887, Julian Huxley, the brother of novelist Aldous Huxley and the grandson of agnostic biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, was born in Great.
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Essay. The remarkable career of Henri Matisse, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, whose stylistic innovations (along with those of Pablo Picasso) fundamentally altered the course of modern art and affected the art of several generations of younger painters, spanned almost six and a half decades.His vast oeuvre encompassed painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic arts.Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images from experts.Julian Barnes’s most recent books are Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art and The Noise of Time, a novel. (April 2017) Jeremy Bernstein is a theoretical physicist and the author, most recently, of A Bouquet of Numbers and Other Scientific Offerings, a collection of essays. (December 2016).
The study of Ruskin’s work and influence is now a feature of several critical disciplines. New Approaches to Ruskin, first published in 1981, reflects this, gathering some of the most distinguished writers on Ruskin and joining them with others who have undertaken significant research in the field of Ruskin studies.The authors were all specially commissioned for this volume and were chosen.
Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880. . Flaubert's parrot by Julian Barnes. editions published between 1916 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member.
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Aldous Huxley was an English literary author who is renowned for his novel, Brave New World, which was published in 1931.Apart from writing novels, he also wrote a few travel books, poems, plays and several essays on religion, art and sociology.
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Biographical Sketch. Born July 27, 1916, Elizabeth Hardwick grew up with ten brothers and sisters in Lexington, Kentucky. She attended local schools, and received a master's degree in English from the University of Kentucky in 1939.
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Henry James was born into a wealthy and educated family in New York on April 15, 1843. His father Henry James Sr. was a well known clergyman and a rich intellectual having connections with some of the most influential and educated people of the time.
In Author, Author, Lodge is as much drawn to the writer as to the man, to his art as to his private life. The choice of James can certainly be traced back to Lodge’s academic activities since he read, taught and wrote criticism about the work of James, as F. Gallix reminds us in detail (128).