212 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9084-4
Published: January 1969
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This is a study that traces the influence of drugs on French literature. The first three chapters acquaint the reader with various aspects of the use and effect of opium and hashish. Later chapters analyze the influence on the works of various writers of the period, particularly Baudelaire.