Kitson, Peter ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8947-4859 (2020) Opium. In: The Oxford Handbook to British Romantic Prose. Oxford University Press, Oxford. (In Press)

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This chapter discusses the drug opium in the Romantic period. It covers the use of opium by Romantic period writers, such as Thomas De Quincey and S. T. Coleridge and the production and consumption of opium in a British and global context. It also discusses the various, often conflicting, medical discourses about the drug and the development of the modern concept of addiction

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: opium romantic coleridge de quincey opium war
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Research Group
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2020 00:15
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2023 17:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/77003

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