By Fitz Hugh Ludlow
In this primary scholarly version, editor Stephen Rachman positions Ludlow's enduring paintings as not only a chronicle of drug use but in addition as a window into the budding American bohemian literary scene. A lucid advent explores the breadth of Ludlow's classical studying in addition to his involvement with the nineteenth-century culture that integrated fellow revelers akin to Walt Whitman and the pianist Louis Gottshalk. With priceless annotations guiding readers throughout the text's richly allusive features and abundance of references, this variation is perfect for school room use in addition to for basic readers.
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