Inventing the addict : drugs, race, and sexuality in nineteenth-century British and American literature / Susan Zieger.

By: Zieger, Susan MarjorieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2008. 2012)Description: 1 online resource (xi, 304 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781613761809; 1613761805Subject(s): Drug abuse -- History | Addicts -- History | Alcoholism in literature | Drug abuse in literature | Addicts in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Inventing the addict.DDC classification: 820.9/3561 LOC classification: PS217.A32 | Z54 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Part I. Travel, exile, and self-enslavement: Pioneers of inner space: drug autobiography and manifest destiny; "Mankind has been drunk": race and addiction in Uncle Tom's cabin; Impostors of freedom: hypodermic morphine and the labors of passing in E.P. Roe's Without a home -- Part II. Disease, desire, and defect: Needling desires: women, morphinomania, and self-representation in fin-de-siecle Britain; "Afflictions a la Oscar Wilde": the strange case of addiction and sexuality in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Un-death and bare life: addiction and eugenics in Dracula and The blood of the vampire.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Travel, exile, and self-enslavement: Pioneers of inner space: drug autobiography and manifest destiny; "Mankind has been drunk": race and addiction in Uncle Tom's cabin; Impostors of freedom: hypodermic morphine and the labors of passing in E.P. Roe's Without a home -- Part II. Disease, desire, and defect: Needling desires: women, morphinomania, and self-representation in fin-de-siecle Britain; "Afflictions a la Oscar Wilde": the strange case of addiction and sexuality in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Un-death and bare life: addiction and eugenics in Dracula and The blood of the vampire.

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