Intoxication in Paris: Summer 2013

Throughout literary history writers have consistently been drawn to intoxication. They have used their work to ponder the temptation of intoxicants, and the altered states of perception they produce. Writers have also regularly intoxicated themselves to aid the creative process, or to escape the pressure of artistic creation and the monotony of humdrum reality.

The intoxicant of choice can take many forms. It can be legal highs: cigarettes, strong coffee and alcohol favoured by the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
University of London Institute in Paris
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, June 28, 2013
Event Location: 
Paris, France
Abstract due date: 
Friday, April 5, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
British
20th & 21st Century
Early Modern & Renaissance
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