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Writing addiction : toward a poetics of desire and its others

Print Book, English, 2004
Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, Regina, 2004
Criticism, interpretation, etc
168 pages ; 25 cm.
9780889771765, 0889771766
Introduction / Bela Szabdos and Ken Probert
Part 1. confessions. Ladies and escorts / Aritha van Herk
Junky / Dave Margoshes
Confession / Steven Ross Smith
Happy minute: A northern writer's somewhat chronological reflections on addiction / Jeanette Lynes
E-mail addiction? So far and yet so near / Trudy Govier
Part 2. Perspectives. Writing and the idea of addiction / Kristjana Gunnars
Addiction and authorship / Crispin Sartwell
Confessing addiction: a response to Crispin Sartwell's "Addiction and authorship" / Alan Bewell
In Vino Veritas? / Anthony Cunningham
Part 3. Critiques. Tender is the waltz or Save Me The Night: Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and alcoholism / Ellen Lansky
The script of death: writing as addiction in William Styron's Darkness Visible / Andrew Stubbs
"The Divine Intoxication": Emily Dickinsons' linguistic addiction / Cindy MacKenzie
The way of imperfection / Alison Strayer
Envois. Envirez-vous/Get High / Charles Baudelaire