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Author Zieger, Susan Marjorie.

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

Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 304 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes OldControl:muse9781613761809.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Language notes English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Drug abuse -- History.
Addicts -- History.
Alcoholism in literature.
Drug abuse in literature.
Addicts in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9781613761809 (electronic bk.)
1613761805 (electronic bk.)
1558496807 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781558496804 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781558496804 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781558496798 (library cloth ; alk. paper)