Opium

Kitson, Peter (2020) Opium. In: The Oxford Handook to British Romantic Prose. OUP (Oxford), Oxford. (In Press)

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the drug opium in the Romantic period. It covers the use of opium by Romamtic period writters, 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
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2020 00:15
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2020 00:15
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/77003
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