Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink, 1780-1830 (Romanticism in Perspective)

Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink, 1780-1830 (Romanticism in Perspective)

Anya Taylor


Although many books have studied writers and alcohol in glossy American literature, the wealthy tradition of consuming and the numerous poems and narratives approximately it within the Romantic interval in England were fullyyt missed. Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink 1780-1830 is the 1st examine to explain the majority and diversity of writings approximately consuming; to set those poems, novels, essays, letters and journals in a old, sociological, and clinical context; to illustrate the significance of drunkenness within the works of a few significant and minor writers of the interval; and to indicate that in those years, for a little while, the pleasures and pains of ingesting are held in a vivacious stability. The e-book argues that the determine of the drinker exams the margins of the man or woman, both as a beast, savage, or factor or, at the different fringe of the human variety, as a unfastened, encouraged spirit.

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