George Eliot and Intoxication (Innbundet)

Dangerous Drugs for the Condition of England


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 246
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333734926
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: George Eliot and Intoxication
Throughout George Eliot's fiction, not only do a remarkable number of her characters act under the influence of unwise consumption of alcohol and opium, but drugs also recur often as metaphors and allusions. Together, they create an extensive pattern of drug/disease references that represent socio-political problems as diseases in a social body and solutions to those problems (especially solutions that depend on some kind of written language) as volatile remedies that retain the potential to either kill or cure.

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