By Doris Lanier
Absinthe produced a feeling of euphoria and a heightening of the senses, just like the impact of cocaine and opium, yet was once addictive and brought on a speedy lack of psychological and actual schools. regardless of that, Picasso, Manet, Rimbaud, Van Gogh, Degas and Wilde have been between these dedicated to its intake and produced writings and paintings encouraged through the drink.
This paintings presents a heritage of “the eco-friendly fairy”, a examine of its use and abuse, an exploration of the great social difficulties (not not like the cocaine difficulties of this century) it prompted, and an exam of the level to which the lives of proficient younger writers and artists of the interval grew to become stuck up within the absinthe craze.
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Absinthe—The Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century: A History of the Hallucinogenic Drug and Its Effect on Artists and Writers in Europe and the United States by Doris Lanier