Pleasures and Pains: Opium and the Orient in Nineteenth-Century British Culture (Victorian Literature and Culture Series)

Pleasures and Pains: Opium and the Orient in Nineteenth-Century British Culture (Victorian Literature and Culture Series)

by Barry Milligan
ISBN-10:
0813915716
ISBN-13:
9780813915715
Pub. Date:
06/01/1995
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press

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Pleasures and Pains: Opium and the Orient in Nineteenth-Century British Culture (Victorian Literature and Culture Series)

Incorporating elements of literary criticism, cultural studies, and social history, 'Pleasures and Pains' takes a new look at the complicated dynamics of empire as well as the development of still-prevalent perceptions of drugs as alien invaders responsible for the decay of national character.

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ISBN-13: 9780813915715
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 06/01/1995
Series: Victorian Literature and Culture Series
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.80(d)

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