Aldous Huxley | Critical Review by William Jacob Cuppy

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Critical Review by William Jacob Cuppy

SOURCE: “Huxley as a Serious Writer,” in Aldous Huxley: The Critical Heritage, edited by Donald Watt, 1975, pp. 74-6.

In the review of Mortal Coils below, which was originally published in the New York Sunday Tribune in 1922, Cuppy rejects earlier assessments of this collection as superficial, insisting that Huxley is a serious writer.

In the Dial for June Mr. Raymond Mortimer opines that the principal end and aim of Aldous Huxley is to be ‘amusing,’ and insists to the author of Crome Yellow upon the importance of being earnest.

On May 27 Mr. Burton Rascoe, having lunched, allowed in the Doran offices as to how Aldous Huxley, ‘undoubtedly the most adroit and amusing’ of the clever young Englishmen, ‘deals in superficies, but with a gay, satirical touch.’

On June 13 Mr...

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