Drugs and Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Haining, Peter, ed. The Hashish Club: An Anthology of Drug Literature. 2 vols. London: Peter Owen Ltd., 1975, 406 p.

Includes excerpts from works of drug literature. Volume One covers "The Founding of the Modern Tradition: From Coleridge to Crowley," while Volume Two covers "The Psychedelic Era: From Huxley to Lennon."

Secondary Sources

Abrams, Meyer Howard. The Milk of Paradise: The Effect of Opium Visions on the Works of De Quincey, Crabbe, Francis Thompson, and Coleridge. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1934, 86 p.

Discusses the opium addiction of four major...

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