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After Many a Summer Dies the Swan


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Aldous Huxley
   wrote   
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan
1939. This satire explores several philosophical and social issues, some of which would later take the forefront in his final novel Island. The title is taken from the Lord Tennyson poem Tithonus about a figure from Greek mythology to whom Aurora, the goddess of dawn, gave eternal life but not eternal youth. The book was awarded the 1939 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
   was titled from the literary source   
Tithonus
Lord Alfred Tennyson






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