Sisters of the Extreme Women Writing on the Drug Experience - Charlotte Bront�, Louisa May Alcott, Ana�s Nin, Maya Angelou, Billie Holiday, Nina Hagen, Carrie Fisher, and Others

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ISBN-13: 9780892817573

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List price: $19.95
Publisher: Inner Traditions International, Limited
Publication date: 5/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Cynthia Palmer and Michael Horowitz are the directors of the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library in San Francisco, the only library in the world exclusively devoted to the literature of mind-altering drugs.

Michael Horowitz and Cynthia Palmer are the directors of the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library in San Francisco, the only library in the world exclusively devoted to the literature of mind-altering drugs. Michael Horowitz was Timothy Leary's archivist and is coauthor of The High Times Encyclopedia of Recreational Drugs. Palmer and Horowitz live in northern California.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Images of Women and Drugs in Myth and History
Greece and Crete
The Pleiades
Mycenaean Poppy Goddess
Helen of Troy
Circe
Pythia: The Delphic Oracle
Demeter and Persephone
Sappho
Egypt
Hathor
Isis
Nefertiti
Cleopatra
Asia Minor and India
Eve
Apsarasas
Scheherazade
Houris
Europe
Alchemists
Witches
Nonwestern Cultures
Seven Sisters of Sleep
Mama Coca
Harvesting Opium
Kavakava Ceremony
Iboga Initiation
Visionary Vine
Peyote Woman
Sacred Plants of Mexico
Opium and the Victorian Imagination
From "The Maniac"
"The Development of Genius"
"A True Dream"
From Valentine
From At Home and Abroad
"An Opium Fantasy"
From Villette
Untitled poem
"Perilous Play"
The Hookah, 1770-1885
From Twenty Years at Hull-House
From Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt
"An Opium Dream"
The Pipe and the Needle, 1880-90
"An Overdose of Hasheesh"
From A Mad Tour, Or a Journey Undertaken in an Insane Moment Through Central Europe on Foot
Patent Medicines
Coca Wine and Cocaine, 1880-1900
Expatriates and Vagabonds
"The Oblivion Seekers"
From Chicago May: Her Story
From The House of Mirth
From The Ashes of My Heart
From Movers and Shakers and Edge of Taos Desert
Hopheads, Snowbirds, and Vipers in Song
"The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band"
"Cocaine Lil"
"If You're a Viper"
White Lady
"Lunar Baedeker"
"Appalling Heart"
"Cocaine (Snow Poem)"
From The Passionate Years
From No Bed of Roses: The Diary of a Lost Soul
The War on Drugs
From Sister of the Road
From "The Big Smoke"
Mainline Ladies
From The Lonely Trip Back
From Lady Sings the Blues
From The Fantastic Lodge: The Autobiography of a Girl Drug Addict
From Cookie
From Piaf: A Biography
From Toxique
From Gather Together In My Name
"Julia and the Bazooka"
Psychedelic Pioneers
Mazatec Magic Mushroom Ritual Chant
"I Ate the Sacred Mushrooms"
From "My Life with Gordon Wasson"
"Hashish Fudge"
From Enid Blyton: A Biography
From The Diary of Anais Nin, 1947-1955
From This Timeless Moment: A Personal View of Aldous Huxley
"LSD: Journals of an Artist's Trip"
From Myself and I
"Psychedelics and Western Religious Experience"
Beats and Hippies
From Troia: Mexican Memoirs
From Trips: Rock Life in the Sixties
From "LSD-748"
From Memoirs of a Beatnik
"The Holidays at Millbrook--1966"
"Revolutionary Letter #39" [1969]
"Peyote Walk"
"Blues for Sister Sally"
"the pot bird story"
From "Marijuana Witchhunt"
From Talk
From Acid Temple Ball
From Trashing
"I Was Born on LSD"
"Peyote Equinox"
"The Mole People"
Underground Comics
Choosers and Abusers
From "Fast Speaking Woman"
"Billy Work Peyote"
"13 Tanka: In Praise of Smoking Dope"
From Visionary Vine: Psychedelic Healing in the Peruvian Amazon
From Peyote Hunt: The Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians
From Loose Change: Three Women of the Sixties
From The Butterfly Convention
"Meeting Mescalito at Oak Hill Ceremony"
From Journeys into the Bright World
On Writers and Stimulants
From Hygieia: A Woman's Herbal
From Postcards from the Edge
Shaman Women at the End of the Millennium
"On Hennepin Avenue"
"The Pattern That Connects"
"Nature, She's the Law"
"Visible Language"
"The Intensive"
"The Ecstatic Rite"
"Erich and Nina in Ecstasy"
"The Key"
"The Story of a Psychedelic Socialite and Ecstatic Dancer"
"The Brain vs. the Coochie"
"Women and Pot"
"The Best Time I've Ever Had on Acid"
"Balloons"
"We put this piece of paper on our tongues"
"Telephone Talk"
"56 Reasons To Go Downtown"
"The Leaves of the Shepherdess"
"Four Score and LSD"
"To the Source"
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