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Hideous absinthe

Jad Adams

Hideous absinthe

a history of the devil in a bottle

by Jad Adams

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Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJad Adams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT2898 .A33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 294, [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424651M
ISBN 101845116844
ISBN 109781845116842
LC Control Number2010291344

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Despite its sensationalist title and colorful dust jacket, Hideous Absinthe is a careful and considered account of a drink whose reputation has always exceeded its consumption. Adams examines the careers and often prodigious alcohol intake of such artists and writers as Paul Verlaine, Vincent Van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Oscar Wilde/5(6).

The information in this book is excellent, but the author is a little too focused on the more sordid rumors surrounding those who drank absinthe. The pacing of the book is choppy and at points reads more like a dissertation than a polished books.

More visuals would also help, especially since so many of the Hideous absinthe book discussed are visual by: Hideous Absinthe boldly combines the art, literature, science, and social history of the nineteenth century Hideous absinthe book produce the story of a drink that came to symbolize both the /5.

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Mysteriously sophisticated, darkly alluring, almost Satanic: absinthe was the drink of choice for Baudelaire, Verlaine and Wilde.

It inspired paintings by Degas and Manet, van Gogh and Picasso. It was blamed for conditions ranging from sterility to madness, to Price: $ Indeed Murger in was to define bohemians as ‘water drinkers’ 27 Hideous Absinthe in his book Les Buveurs de l’eau, meaning that they were too poor through their.

: Hideous Absinthe: A History of the 'Devil in a Bottle () by Adams, Jad and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(79). The story of absinthe is a story of revolt against the newly mechanised world.

Adams describes the tragic lives of a stream of martyrs to the cause of. Phil Baker's hilarious reviews of various brands of absinthe, at the end of the text, are worth the price of the book all on their own.

The book gives an engaging overview of the history of "La Fee Verte."Cited by:   "Hideous Absinthe" is a biography of the 'green fairy' that questions the basis of anti-absinthe hysteria and describes how absinthe came to symbolise the high points of 5/5(3).

"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 Adams looks at the myths of absinthe and examines its influence on the artistic movements of the nineteenth century.

Hideous Absinthe offers glimpses into the way in which absinthe became by turns a drink of the poor and then an aperitif of the rich and finally a super-indulgence of the decadents, who used it to liberate their minds and bodies for the purposes of poetry and art.

Much of the anecdotal information about artists and writers provided by Adams is. Mysteriously sophisticated, darkly alluring, almost Satanic: absinthe was the drink of choice of Baudelaire, Verlaine and Wilde.

It inspired paintings by Degas and Manet, van Gogh and Picasso. It was blamed for conditions ranging from sterility to madness, to French defeats in World War I.

The campaign against the devil in a bottle resulted in its ban throughout most of Europe.5/5(1). 'Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle' by Jad Adams: LIBRARY.

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Adams’s Hideous Absinthe: a History of the Devil in a Bottle, we confront the drink in all its guises – as anti- Hideous Absinthe is an entertaining cultural history of the drink and its contexts and it proceeds approach of the whole book.

In fact, Paris was not an absinthe-fuelled bonanza (Adams concedes this repeatedly), and the. Hideous Absinthe: A History of the Devil in a Bottle by Jad Adams IB Tauris £, pp Banned in France inabsinthe was the heroin of its day.

A kinda of Readers Digest condensed version of the denser more complete books by Adams (Hideous Absinthe) and Baker (The Book of Absinthe). flag Like see review Aaron the Pink Donut rated it liked it review of another edition4/5. "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 Adams looks at the myths of absinthe and examines its influence on the artistic movements of the nineteenth Rating: % positive.

Hideous Absinthe might also interest public officials contemplating a ban on reputedly harmful substances or those drinkers who, enticed by clever publicity, have tried absinthe and found its taste to be vile and its effects disappointing.

As Adams observes, absinthe will always “fill the role required of it.” Order the book. Get this from a library.

Hideous absinthe: a history of the devil in a bottle. [Jad Adams] -- Mysterious, sophisticated, alluring and almost Satanic, absinthe was the drink of choice of Baudelaire, Verlaine and Wilde. It inspired Degas, Manet and Picasso and was thought to have led to the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Devil Made Liquid --Bitter beginnings --The green hour and the new art --Absinthe for the people --Poets breaking the rules --Madmen of art --The absinthe binge --English decadence and French morals --Anglo-Saxon attitudes --Absinthe paranoia.The information in this book is excellent, but the author is a little too focused on the more sordid rumors surrounding those who drank absinthe.

The pacing of the book is choppy and at points reads more like a dissertation than a polished books. More visuals would also help, especially since so many of the people discussed are visual artists/5. Martin Gayford reviews Hideous Absinthe by Jad Adams.

Absinthe is a combination of alcohol - usually distilled from wine - with the addition, in French absinthe, of .