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Brennan, Eugene

Literature and Intoxication

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Writing, Politics and the Experience of Excess
Eugene Brennan, Russell Williams

Part I. Cultural Histories of Intoxication

2. Writing and Intoxication: Drunken Philosophers, Crack Addicts and the Perpetual Present
Russell Williams

3. The Green Jam of ‘Doctor X’: Science and Literature at the Club des Hashischins
Mike Jay

Part II. Poetic Intoxications

4. Mourning and Mania: Visions of Intoxication and Death in the Poetry of Georges Bataille
Eugene Brennan

5. ‘Riding the Lines’: The Poetics of the ‘Chevauchements’ in Henri Michaux’s Drug Experiments
Mathieu Perrot

6. Fabulous Operas, Rock ‘n’ Roll Shows: The Intoxication and Poetic Experimentation of Arthur Rimbaud and Jim Morrison
Alessandro Cabiati

Part III. Dipsomaniacal Novelists

7. Tipsiness and ‘the Reigning Stupefaction’ in the British Fiction of the Late 1940s
Joe Kennedy

8. ‘Drink, She Said’: Around the World of Durassian Alcohol
Anne-Lucile Gérardot

Part IV. Political and Theoretical Critiques of Intoxication

9. Intoxication and Toxicity in a ‘Pharmacopornographic Era’: Beatriz Preciado’s Testo Junkie

Joshua Rivas

10. A Systemised Derangement of the Senses: The Situationist International and the Biopolitics of Dérive

Christopher Collier, Joanna Figiel

11. ‘Beau comme le tremblement des mains dans l’alcoolisme’: A Cavalier History of Drugs and Intoxication in the Situationist International
Alastair Hemmens

12. Intoxication and Acceleration: The Politics of Immanence
Benjamin Noys

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature, Poetry and Poetics, European Literature, Literary History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137487667
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-56518-4

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