Antic Hay is a novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1923. The story takes place in London, and gives a satiric depiction  of the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I .
9 de nov. de 2023 · Antic Hay, novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1923. A satire of post-World War I London intellectuals, the work follows Theodore Gumbril, Jr., the protagonist, and his bohemian friends as they drift aimlessly through their lives in search of happiness. Huxley’s witty and allusive narrative style.
2,257 ratings194 reviews. Antic Hay is one of Aldous Huxley's earlier novels, and like them is primarily a novel of ideas involving conversations that disclose viewpoints rather than establish characters; its polemical theme unfolds against the backdrop of London's post-war nihilistic Bohemia.
Antic Hay takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I. The story follows one Theodore Gumbril in his invention of Gumbril's Patent Small-Clothes, trousers which contain a pneumatic cushion in the seat.
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Antic Hay (1923) is one of Aldous Huxley's early novels and takes a satirical look at post-World War I London. The author pokes at the stuffy British society of the time and the protagonist, Theodore Gumbril's struggle for approval amidst gossipy, bohemian characters.
Aldous Huxley’s second novel Antic Hay (1923) is a brilliant portrait of twenties London. The novel is part of a tradition of post-war writing that presents the traumatised capital as being somehow both dead and empty and full of frenzied, pointless activity.
31 de ago. de 2021 · Antic Hay. Good Press, Aug 31, 2021 - Fiction - 224 pages. "Antic Hay" by Aldous Huxley is a satirical novel that delves into the realm of ideas and conversations rather than focusing on character development. Set in post-war Bohemian London, the novel explores a polemical theme within the backdrop of a nihilistic society.