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University of Exeter research: generation of women writers during the Romantic period were also habitual users of opium

EXETER, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opium use by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is said to have inspired the fantastical Asiatic landscape in his epic poem Kubla Khan. Thomas De Quincy described his drug-induced visions in Confessions of an English Opium Eater. In … Read the full press release