By Doris Lanier
Absinthe produced a feeling of euphoria and a heightening of the senses, just like the impression of cocaine and opium, yet was once addictive and brought on a swift 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 artwork inspired through the drink.
This paintings offers a background of “the eco-friendly fairy”, a learn of its use and abuse, an exploration of the large social difficulties (not not like the cocaine difficulties of this century) it triggered, and an exam of the level to which the lives of gifted 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