1st Edition

Vulgarity in Literature : Digressions from a Theme by Aldous Huxley


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Good. 1930. Chatto & Windus, (London).1st Edition.

Dust Jacket as some chips and tears along edge, largest a little less than 1cm, bottom of spine. Clean interior with slight toning.

Huxley's 1930 essay on vulgarity and the grotesque in literature including Poe, Balzac and Dickens, certainly passes the test of time. Critical thinking on the subject of how vulgarity and related images passed through the 19th century into the present. Explanations of what vulgarity is.