milk of paradise

the effect of opium visions on the works of De Quincey, Crabbe, Francis Thompson, and Coleridge
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Harvard University Press , Cambridge, Mass
De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 -- Criticism and interpretation., Crabbe, George, 1754-1832 -- Criticism and interpretation., Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907 -- Criticism and interpretation., Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Criticism and interpretation., Opium -- Physiological effect., Authors -- Drug
Statementby Meyer Howard Abrams.
SeriesHarvard honors theses in English ;, 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR468.O6 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 85 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6312899M
LC Control Number34035145
OCLC/WorldCa8395397

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The Milk of Paradise is the senior thesis M. Abrams submitted as an honours English student at Harvard. While certainly milk of paradise book as brilliant or robust as his later work, there is still much to be gained by its reading. I have always been interested in the influence opium had on Romantic poetry, and this is a good exploration of that topic/5.

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Twixt Day and Night, and now from end to end. Nights Hemisphere had veild the Horizon round: When Satan who late fled before the threats.

Of Gabriel out of Eden, now improv'd. In meditated fraud and malice, bent [ 55 ] On mans destruction, maugre what might hap. Of heavier on himself, fearless return'd. By Night he fled, and at Midnight return'd. This book tells us more than about opium; it tells us about ourselves.

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In Milk of Paradise, acclaimed cultural historian Lucy Inglis takes readers on an epic journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern America and Afghanistan, from Sanskrit to pop, from poppy tears to smack, from morphine to today’s synthetic opiates.

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In Milk of Paradise, acclaimed cultural historian Lucy Inglis takes readers on an epic journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern America and Afghanistan, from Sanskrit to pop, from poppy tears to smack, from morphine to today's synthetic opiates. It is a tale of addiction, trade, crime, sex, war, literature, medicine and, above all, money/5().

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In Milk of Paradise, acclaimed cultural historian Lucy Inglis takes readers on an epic journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern America and Afghanistan, from Sanskrit to pop, from poppy tears to smack, from morphine to today’s synthetic opiates. It is a tale of addiction, trade, crime, sex, war, literature, medicine, and, above all, money.

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