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  • Aldous Huxley

    Contrapunto (Point Counter Point) es una novela del escritor inglés Aldous Huxley publicada en 1928 y considerada por la crítica y por el propio autor como la más característica, ambiciosa y lograda de las cinco publicadas hasta la irrupción de 'Un mundo feliz' ('Brave New World'). Muchos incluso la definen como el mejor trabajo de Huxley.[cita...read more

  • Aldous Huxley

    Theodore Gumbril, a mild young Oxford tutor, has become thoroughly dismayed by the formality of college life and the staid British institutions of learning. An impetuous need for celebration, even rebellion, possesses him. He and his bohemian companions embark on wild and daring bacchanalian adventures that steer them resolutely away from stifling conventions of behavior, charging them for the first time with an exuberant vitality and lust for life. A sardonic and outspoken novel, Antic Hay unfolds its polemical theme against the backdrop of London’s postwar nihilistic bohemia. This is Huxley at his biting, brilliant best—a novel charged with excitement and loud with satiric...read more

  • Aldous Huxley

    Im Jahre 632 nach Ford ist die Welt ein perfekter Ort: Kriminalität und Armut gehören der Vergangenheit an. Babys werden in Flaschen gezüchtet und so konditioniert, dass sie später, betäubt durch die Glücksdroge Soma, zufrieden den ihnen zugedachten Platz in der Gesellschaft einnehmen. Doch dann betritt ein sogenannter Wilder die 'Schöne neue Welt'. Der faszinierende Fremde, der über Gefühle und Freiheit spricht, wird wie ein Star gefeiert - bis er zur Bedrohung für die selbsternannte Zivilisation wird. Die brillante Hörspielinszenierung des rbb veranschaulicht auf einzigartige Weise die Aktualität von Huxleys weltbekanntem Zukunftsroman. Hörspiel mit Gerd Wameling...read more

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    Librivox volunteers bring you seven readings of The Witches' Brew from Act IV Scene I of MacBeth, by William Shakespeare. This was the weekly poetry project for October 26,...read more

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    Thirty years ago, ecstasy and torment took hold of John Rivers, shocking him out of 'half-baked imbecility into something more nearly resembling the human form.' He had an affair with the wife of his mentor, Henry Maartens-a pathbreaking physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize, and a figure of blinding brilliance-bringing the couple to ruin. Now, on Christmas Eve while a small grandson sleeps upstairs, John Rivers is moved to set the record straight about the great man and the radiant, elemental creature he married, who viewed the renowned genius through undazzled...read more

  • Aldous Huxley

    'NBC University Theater' initially started in Chicago with a remit to bring adaptations of classic novels, usually Anglo-American, to a radio audience. Additionally, if listeners signed up they received college credit to a radio-assisted correspondence course. A study guide, The Handbook of the World's Great Novels, was available for 25 cents. In its later years it also included short stories and plays and went on to win the distinguished Peabody award.Unlike many other radio shows University Theatre did not pursue the glamourous stars for its productions but instead relied on excellent distillations of the novels and first class acting alongside high production values.But now its time...read more