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In vino veritas : an anthology of drinking in literature

Author: Nicholas O Warner
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a systematically arranged, annotated collection of outstanding literary works dealing with drink. Organized into chapters reflecting these themes, the book encourages readers to think about drinking alcohol as a practice that is deeply cultural as well as biochemical"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In Vino Veritas
(DLC) 2012041228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas O Warner
ISBN: 9781476600444 1476600449
OCLC Number: 1053396471
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I. CAUSES OF DRINKING --
"Drinking Song" (8th century) / Li Bo --
from "The Poet" (1844) / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
from The Blithedale Romance (1852) / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
"Why Then Do Men Stupefy Themselves?" (1890) / Leo Tolstoy --
from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955) / Tennessee Williams --
II. EFFECTS OF DRINKING --
from Macbeth (1605), and Othello (1604) / William Shakespeare --
"John Barleycorn" (1782) / Robert Burns --
"Cast Away Care" (1656) / John Ford --
from Colonel Jack (1722) / Daniel Defoe --
from The Pioneers (1823) / James Fenimore Cooper --
from David Copperfield (1849-50) / Charles Dickens --
from Moby-Dick (1851) / Herman Melville --
"Edward Mills and George Benton" (1880) / Mark Twain --
from Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted (1892) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
III. DRINKING AND THE TAVERN --
"The Little Vagabond" (1794) and Stephen Crane, from George's Mother (1896) / William Blake --
"Gin-Shops" (1836) / Charles Dickens --
"Counterparts" (1914) / James Joyce --
"Cocktail Sip" (1953) / Langston Hughes --
"Bars" (1958) / Nicolas Guillen --
"Lines on the Mermaid Tavern" (1818) and E.E. Cummings, "i was sitting in mcsorleys" (1922) / John Keats --
IV. DRINKING AND THE FAMILY --
"Reuben's Last Wish" (1856) / Walt Whitman --
from L'Assommoir (The Dram-Shop) (1877) / Emile Zola --
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) / Samuel Langhorne Clemens --
"A Domestic Dilemma" (1951) / Carson McCullers --
V. DRINKING AND GENDER --
from "Janet's Repentance" (1857) / Mary Anne Evans --
"On the Divide" (1896) / Willa Cather --
from John Barleycorn (1913) / Jack London --
from The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1955) / Brian Moore --
VI. SPIRITS AND THE SPIRIT --
"Drinking Alone by Moonlight" (8th century) / Li Bo --
"I taste a liquor never brewed" (1860) / Emily Dickinson --
from The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902) / William James --
"Ode to Wine" (1954) / Pablo Neruda --
"Woman Singing" (1969) / Simon Ortiz --
"Blessed Night" (1991) / Naguib Mahfouz.
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Nicholas O. Warner.

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"This is a systematically arranged, annotated collection of outstanding literary works dealing with drink. Organized into chapters reflecting these themes, the book encourages readers to think about drinking alcohol as a practice that is deeply cultural as well as biochemical"--Provided by publisher.

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