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40521Re: [Distillers] Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle

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  • Ian Kent
    Oct 1, 2007
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      Good find.

      Many thanks...


      On 10/1/07, whynda <hstuiber@...> wrote:
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      > I.B.Tauris | ISBN 1860649203 | 2004 | PDF | 0.8 MB | 306 pages
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      > Hideous Absinthe boldly combines the art, literature, science, and
      > social history of the nineteenth century to produce the story of a
      > drink that came to symbolize both the high points of art and the
      > depths of degeneration.Jad Adams looks at the myths of absinthe and
      > examines its influence on the artistic movements of the nineteenth
      > century. He considers the work of Degas, Manet, and Picasso, who
      > painted what are now considered masterpieces depicting absinthe
      > drinkers. He examines the mystery of van Gogh's absinthe addiction
      > and asks whether absinthe truly did contribute to the poetic vision
      > of Verlaine, Rimbaud, and other writers.
      >
      > As usual with Rapidshare .. click on the "Free" option unless you
      > have a Premium account, but either way, go for it and enjoy.
      >
      > http://rapidshare.com/files/59315061/15236645.rar
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