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Pleasures and pains : opium and the Orient in nineteenth-century British culture / Barry Milligan.
Full title: Pleasures and pains : opium and the Orient in nineteenth-century British culture / Barry Milligan.
Author/creator: Milligan, Barry.
Call Numbers: N820.99208/1
Record Identifier: 74VMB5zgAkXl
Contents: xii, 156 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm., I. Opium, the Orient, Imperialism, and National Identity -- II. Pernicious Beverages: Coleridge, Opium, and Oriental Contamination -- III. "The Causes of My Horror Lie Deep": De Quincey, Opium, and the Excavated Oriental Origins of British Identity -- IV. "Accepting a Matter of Opium as a Matter of Fact": The Moonstone, Opium, and Hybrid Anglo-Indian Culture -- V. "The Plague Spreading and Attacking Our Vitals": The Victorian Opium Den and Oriental Contagion -- VI. "It Begins with the Chinese, but Does Not End with Them": Opium Smoking and the Orientalized Domestic Scene in England.
Publishers: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Victorian literature and culture series.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -151) and index.