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Title The languages of addiction / edited by Jane Lilienfeld and Jeffrey Oxford
Edition First edition
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999


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Description xxvii, 254 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction / Jane Lilienfeld -- I. Theories of Addiction. 1. The Alcoholic Writer by Any Other Name / Roger Forseth. 2. Aristotle and the Language of Addiction / Gregg Franzwa. 3. Heavy Drinking and the AA Model / Ben Adams. 4. Self-Regulation and Self-Medication Factors in Alcoholism and the Addictions: Similarities and Differences / Edward J. Khantzian -- II. Theoretical Literary Interventions. 5. "Something Strange but Not Unpleasant": Freud on Cocaine / Lawrence Driscoll. 6. Female Addiction and Sacrifice: Literary Tradition or User's Manual? / Stephen C. Infantino -- III. Teaching Interventions. 7. A Rhetoric of Classroom Denial: Resisting Resistance to Alcohol Questions While Teaching Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine / Krista Ratcliffe. 8. Alcoholism in Third-World Literature: Buchi Emecheta, Athol Fugard, and Anita Desai / Nancy Topping Bazin -- IV. Addiction and Literature. 9. Ngaio Marsh and the "Drug Scene" of Detective Fiction / Kathryne S. McDorman
10. Alcoholic Implications: A Catalyst of Valencian Culture / Jeffrey Oxford. 11. "To Keep from Shaking to Pieces": Addiction and Bearing Reality in "Sonny's Blues" / Sandy Morey Norton. 12. John Berryman's Testimony of Alcoholism: Through the Looking Glass of Poetry and the Henry Persona / Matts Djos. 13. The Barnes Complex: Ernest Hemingway, Djuna Barnes, The Sun Also Rises, and Nightwood / Ellen Lansky. 14. "I Could Drink a Quarter-Barrel to the Pitching": The Mayor of Casterbridge Viewed as an Alcoholic / Jane Lilienfeld
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Alcoholics in literature.
Alcoholism in literature.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Authors -- Alcohol use.
Compulsive behavior.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages in literature.
Drug abuse in literature.
Drug addiction in literature.
English literature -- History and criticism.
Author Lilienfeld, Jane, 1945-
Oxford, Jeffrey Thomas, 1966-
LC no. 99022567
ISBN 0312218508