The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde through Robert Louis Stevenson
John Barleycorn via Jack London
Charles Baudelaire - His Life by means of Théophile Gautier
Ode On Indolence by means of John Keats
Habits That Handicap - The threat of Opium, Alcohol, and Tobacco, and the Remedy by means of Charles B. cities
A Farewell to Tobacco by means of Charles Lamb
While no longer brazenly approximately drug use, The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde used to be written in the course of a six-day cocaine binge and is the tale of a guy who ingests whatever and becomes a monster – an merely somewhat exaggerated model of what heavy cocaine intake can do. writer Robert Louis Stevenson’s drug use has been good documented. Of the cocaine-fueled writing binge that produced Jekyll and Hyde, might be Stevenson’s maximum paintings and a vintage of the horror style, Stevenson’s spouse Fanny stated: 'That an invalid in my husband's situation of well-being must have been in a position to practice the guide labour by myself of placing 60,000 phrases on paper in six days, turns out virtually incredible.'
Charles Baudelaire, the topic of Charles Baudelaire - His Life via Théophile Gautier as soon as wrote, "You need to be consistently inebriated. that is all there's to it." Baudelaire additionally struggled with opium. one other literary large addicted to the drug was once John Keats, writer of Ode on Indolence, first released within the spring of 1819. This was once the height of Keats’ drug habit, whilst he used to be experiencing “opiate reveries” just like the ones defined via Samuel Taylor Coleridge (See the 1st Substance Abuse Six Pack). Ode to Indolence, composed in this time, is taken into account to be an intensive departure from his prior poems.
Jack London, the writer of John Barleycorn, died on the age of 40. during this autobiographical paintings, London describes his lifestyles as obvious during the eyes of alcohol, personified within the eponymous personality. With notable candor and perception, London describes the demons and gods he encounters via either buddy and enemy, John Barleycorn.
In addition to those 4 classics, there's additionally a worldly Edwardian narcotics learn - Habits That Handicap - The threat of Opium, Alcohol, and Tobacco, and the Remedy through Charles B. cities – and A Farewell to Tobacco through Charles Lamb, a witty divertissement via the distinguished writer of Tales From Shakespeare.
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