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Trip to Echo Spring On Writers and Drinking

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ISBN-10: 1250063736

ISBN-13: 9781250063731

Edition: N/A

Authors: Olivia Laing

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WHY IS IT THAT SOME OF THE GREATEST WORKS OF LITERATURE HAVE BEEN PRODUCED BY WRITERS IN THE GRIP OF ALCOHOLISM, AN ADDICTION THAT COST THEM PERSONAL HAPPINESS AND CAUSED HARM TO THOSE WHO LOVED THEM?In "The Trip to Echo Spring," Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through the work and lives of six extraordinary men: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever, and Raymond Carver.All six of these writers were alcoholics, and the subject of drinking surfaces in some of their finest work, from "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to "A Moveable Feast." Often, they did their drinking together: Hemingway and Fitzgerald ricocheting through…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.62" wide x 8.25" long x 1.05" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English