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The Lotos-Eaters: An Anthology of Opium Writings

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ISBN 10: 1447443071 / ISBN 13: 9781447443070
Published by Owen Press
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Paperback. 276 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.4in. x 0.8in.Alcohol aside, few substances can be said to have occupied such a place in Western literature as opium. From the exuberant isolation of Romanticism to the the paranoia of postmodernism, opiates have influenced a host of writers across a range of time periods, carrying them to the furthermost reaches of ecstasy and despair. This collection is a bringing together of writings by some of the best authors in the Western literary canon - from Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Alfred Lord Tennyson to Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle - around a central theme which is fascinating for both historical and artistic reasons. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781447443070

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Alcohol aside, few substances can be said to have occupied such a place in Western literature as opium. From the exuberant isolation of Romanticism to the the paranoia of postmodernism, opiates have influenced a host of writers across a range of time periods, carrying them to the furthermost reaches of ecstasy and despair. This collection is a bringing together of writings by some of the best authors in the Western literary canon - from Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Alfred Lord Tennyson to Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle - around a central theme which is fascinating for both historical and artistic reasons.
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