Arthur Koestler

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British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983)


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Arthur Koestler, The Ghost in the Machine (London: Pan Books, 1975) quoted in Roger R.
As recounted in Ferber's autobiography, with relevance to the later folly of Simon Axler--and foreshadowing the dramatic implications of bisociative thought advanced by Arthur Koestler in his discussion of drama--Renault's suicide was a subject of jest for her and Kaufman when they wrote Dinner at Eight:
This has turned out to be a bang-up year for literary biography, with notable new accounts of the lives of Arthur Miller, John Cheever, Arthur Koestler and, particularly, Joseph FrankAAEs magisterial single-volume distillation of his long years of work on Dostoevsky.
Perhaps, one of the most famous individuals to have ever tackled this subject was Arthur Koestler, author of "The Thirteenth Tribe", a book about the Khazari Jews, whose title is in fact a variation of the twelve tribes of the biblical Israelites.
By then, Hoare was writing his novel, The Chaps, which would win the Arthur Koestler Award as the best literary effort from a serving prisoner.
Arthur Koestler, in a 1971 letter to institute trustee Walter Davis, commented, "I know Korzybski's work and agree with much of what he says.
Orwell, Arthur Koestler and--probably at a lower intellectual level than
Arthur Koestler, in The Act of Creation (5), referred to this process as 'bisociation'.
The book undertakes a critical examination of works by such authors as John Draper (1874), Andrew White (1896), Pierre Duhem (1908), Bertolt Brecht (1938/1955), Arthur Koestler (1959), Walter Brandmuller (1982), Pietro Redondi (1983), Mario Biagioli (1993), Annibale Fantoli (1993), James Reston (1994), and Dava Sobel (1999).
Arthur Koestler, Oliver Sacks and Stephen Hawking have collectively done a pretty thorough job of changing my perspective on the universe, and Philip Larkin's poetry has informed my perspective on myself.
This fascinating book describes prewar life in Budapest and the incredible achievements of nine of the extraordinary men it produced: Leo Szilard, Edward Teller and Eugene Wigner, scientists who were instrumental in producing the atomic bomb for the US; John von Neuman, whose work led to the computer; Arthur Koestler, author of Darkness at Noon; photographers Robert Capa and Andre Kertesz; and filmmakers Alexander Korda (The Third Man) and Michael Curtiz (Casablanca).
There were Che Guevara and Carlos Castaneda, Timothy Leary and Arthur Koestler, Ger-maine Greer and J.
Far more often than Hemingway's work, the writings of James Agee, John Dos Passos, Arthur Koestler, and George Orwell are examined for their politics, and their politics of form.
This could be Arthur Koestler apostrophizing the condemned Rubashov in his novel Darkness at Noon (1940):
Arthur Koestler, in Darkness at Noon, and George Orwell, in 1984, contend that brainwashing is possible for anyone.