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Absinthe, the cocaine of the nineteenth century

a history of the hallucinogenic drug and its effect on artists and writers in Europe and the United States

by Doris Lanier

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Absinthe -- History.,
    • Drinking customs -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Drinking customs -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-175) and index.

      Statementby Doris Lanier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT2898 .L36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1104109M
      ISBN 100899509894
      LC Control Number94029166

      About The Book. La Fée Verte (or “The Green Fairy”) has intoxicated artists, poets, and writers ever since the late eighteenth century. Stories abound of absinthe’s druglike sensations of mood lift and inspiration due to the presence of wormwood, its infamous “special” ingredient, which ultimately leads to delirium, homicidal mania, and death.   Hideous Absinthe is an entertaining cultural history of the drink and its contexts and it proceeds chronologically, beginning with the popular take-up in France in the nineteenth century by the poor, the bourgeois and the artistic elite and closing with its appropriation by the aspirant jet set in the twentieth century. Identified early on as a.

        Buy Absinthe - The Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century by Doris Lanier from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Doris Lanier. One hundred forty-four proof, notoriously addictive, and the drug of choice for nineteenth-century poets, absinthe is gaining bootleg popularity after almost?a century of being banned. Due to popular demand, Absinthe: History in a Bottle is back in paperback with a handsome new cover.

      Absinthe produced a sense of euphoria and a heightening of the senses, similar to the effect of cocaine and opium, but was addictive and caused a rapid loss of mental and physical faculties. Despite that, Picasso, Manet, Rimbaud, Van Gogh, Degas and Wilde were among those devoted to its consumption and produced writings and art influenced by. The Absinthe Drinker (French: Le Buveur d'absinthe) is an early painting by Édouard Manet, c, considered to be his first major painting and first original work.. Manet became a student in the studio of Thomas Couture from but over time he grew to dislike his master's Salon style and thereafter set up his own studio in Little of Manet's earliest work survives and much may have.


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Absinthe produced a sense of euphori 4/5. So, no, absinthe was by no means the cocaine of the nineteenth-century.

In fact, in the closing years of the 19th century, cocaine became the cocaine of the 19th century, only that it was recommended by MDs to dispatch headaches and toothaches. Read more. 8 people found this by: 8. Read "Absinthe--The Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century A History of the Hallucinogenic Drug and Its Effect on Artists and Writers in Europe and the United States" by Doris Lanier available from Rakuten Kobo.

With an alcohol content sometimes as high as Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Absinthe—The Absinthe of the Nineteenth Century. a study of its use and abuse, an exploration of the tremendous social problems (not unlike the cocaine problems of this century) it caused, and an examination of the extent to which the lives of talented young writers and artists of the period became caught up in the absinthe craze.

With an alcohol content sometimes as high as 80 percent, absinthe was made Absinthe mixing the leaves of wormwood with other plants such as angelica root, fennel, coriander, hyssop, marjoram and anise for flavor. The result was a bitter, potent drink that became a major social, medical and political phenomenon during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; its popularity was mainly in Reviews: 1.

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Absinthe--The Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century: A History of the Hallucinogenic Drug and Its Effect on Artists and Writers in Europe and the United States eBook: Lanier, Doris: : Kindle Store5/5(2). Absinthe is a distilled spirit infused with herbs including the thujone-containing Artemisia absinthium.

Many describe its effects as significantly different than alcohol alone, but the nature of thujone's effects are much disputed. It was popularized in the late 19th century and associated with the bohemian artistic movements of the time.

L'Absinthe (English: The Absinthe Drinker or Glass of Absinthe) is a painting by Edgar Degas, painted between and Its original title was Dans un Café, [2] a name often used today.

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For three recent writers on the subject, absinthe has a spread of meanings: for Regina Nadelson it suggests "sweet decadence" and "a history rich in carnal and narcotic connotation", while as a social problem, it was "the cocaine of the nineteenth century"/5(4).This work traces absinthe's cultural origins as a herbal tonic through its morbid heyday in the late 19th century and the Absinthe Murders in After giving the pharmacology of absinthe, the book deals with the modus operandi of drinking it.