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Under the Influence: The Literature of Addiction

edited by Rebecca Shannonhouse ; foreword by Pete Hamill
Format
Book
Published
New York : Modern Library, 2003.
Edition
Modern Library pbk. ed
Language
English
ISBN
0375757163, 9780375757167
Related Resources
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Contents
  • 1821: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater / Thomas De Quincey 3
  • 1843: "The Black Cat" / Edgar Allan Poe 15
  • 1884: The Cocaine Papers / Sigmund Freud 25
  • 1888: "How the Opium Habit Is Acquired" / Virgil G. Eaton 35
  • 1891: "The Ethics of Wine-Drinking and Tobacco-Smoking" / Leo Tolstoy 40
  • 1907: "How Children Are Made Drunkards" / William Lee Howard 61
  • 1909: "The Enemy" / Margarita Spalding Gerry 66
  • 1910: "Let Me Feel Your Pulse" / O. Henry 86
  • 1913: John Barleycorn / Jack London 98
  • 1919: "A Bartender Tells What Man Did to Booze, and Booze to Man" / Anonymous 118
  • 1921: "On Giving Up Smoking" / Y.Y. 126
  • 1929: "Big Blonde" / Dorothy Parker 131
  • 1953: "The Sorrows of Gin" / John Cheever 153
  • 1954: The Doors of Perception / Aldous Huxley 168
  • 1959: Naked Lunch / William S. Burroughs 174
  • 1967: "The Blood of a Wig" / Terry Southern 188
  • 1997: The Story of Junk / Linda Yablonsky 203
  • 1998: "The Pathology of Sex" / Abraham Verghese 210
  • 1998: "They Take a Photograph of You When You First Get Here" / Kate Braverman 220
  • 1998: Holy Hunger: A Memoir of Desire / Margaret Bullitt-Jonas 235
  • 1999: Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss / Frederick, Steven Barthelme 245
  • 2000: "Sleeping with Alcohol" / Donna Steiner 252
  • 2001: Love Sick: One Woman's Journey Through Sexual Addiction / Sue William Silverman 264
  • 2001: "Confessions of a Middle-Aged Ecstasy Eater" / Anonymous 275.
Description
xxii, 305 pages ; 21 cm
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS3552 .U75 Z935 2003 : Forms part of: William S. Burroughs: The Shoaf Collection.
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