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What drinks have inspired great writers?

Shkolazhizni.ru :.: Article 09.05.2020 at 21:00

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Alcohol and creativity often go hand in hand. Even really talented people can't get past the glasses, stack glasses or mugs. And if you started a creative crisis, down the drain. Here are a few examples of how the spirits have helped and hindered the work of talented writers. Fyodor Dostoevsky, although he liked to drink vodka, but condemned the use of alcohol by the words of his characters. In "the possessed" and "Crime and punishment" of impoverished characters often talk about the harm of vodka and destructiveness of alcoholism. Dostoevsky and Valikhanov. A picture taken in Semipalatinsk in 1858, Photo: N. Leibin, ru.wikipedia.org Anton Chekhov as a doctor is well aware of the consequences of excessive consumption and mercilessly criticized producers of vodka in Russia. However, two of his brothers were alcoholics, therefore, themselves drunks in his works, Anton Pavlovich usually spared. Do not believe the conclusions about love Shakespeare to blame. There is no evidence that our William preferred to drink red and white, dry and sweet before, during, and after writing plays. Wine Shakespeare wove together only on the basis that the drink is often mentioned in the texts of the playwright. However it only speaks about the popularity of the wine of the kings and courtiers. Shakespeare could generally be sober. Eduard von Gruetzner, "Falstaff with big wine jar and Cup," 1896 Photo: ru.wikipedia.org Who was not exactly a teetotaler, so is the American writer Charles Bukowski. If we put it to describe the "dirty realism", without the bottles in any way. Beer, whiskey, wine writer considered it an essential ingredient of creativity: "I liked to be drunk. I realized that I love drinking forever. It distracts from reality." The quality of the drinks depended on the fees. Received a check from the publisher, Bukowski bought expensive wine, and when there was no money, treated cheap beer. Charles knew many eateries and poured in debt or just entertained. Charles Bukowskie: Source Jack London actually was a beer alcoholic in 5 years. Stepfather sent him to the store for beer, and a boy on the way back I could not resist and drank. He liked it, and a bad habit pretty spoiled writer's life. He had to put himself an ultimatum: drink only after you will write at least 1000 words. Alas, even with an iron will London not last long did it. As a result, the writer wrote just for beer. But at the end of life I quit drinking, but was fascinated by the morphine overdose which took the life of John Chaney (the real name of the writer) in 40 years. Novelist Jane Austen was so fond of beer that she even knew how to cook it. Like London, he lived the writer a short time and at 41 died of adrenal disease. Beer seems to be again innocent, but who knows. Ironic sense of humor Oscar Wilde genuinely loved the absinthe. However, opinions on this are extremely strong (70-89 degree), and bitter (in the part of wormwood extract) beverage the writer is actually there. A quote attributed to the writer, written after his death. Significantly only one thing: Wilde really believed that the drinking of emerald green absinthe are greatly modifies the usual view of the world. Perhaps, in the bitterness of the beverage Wilde forget about the bitterness of his own life? Viktor Oliva, "the absinthe Drinker", 1901 Photo: artchive.ru Real pirates rarely drank rum. He was more interested in them as prey for resale. But we quickly believe in a fairy tale than a true story, so believe the imagination of Robert Louis Stevenson, which tied together the pirates and rum. In "treasure Island" the drink is mentioned more than 70 times, and "pirate" the writer made the rum for a reason. In that era, the middle and the end of the XIX century in England rum was considered to be rough swill of the lower classes. Whereas people noble and elegant (as Stevenson) prefer wine. Note the "treasure Island" — the captain and his assistants drink wine, and all the negative characters whipped rum. Ernest Hemingwaya Source: Ernest Hemingway, by contrast, rum is loved, but not in pure form, and in the cocktail "Daiquiri". The writer asserted that he set a record in 1942, after drinking 17 cocktails. The author of "the Great Gatsby" F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife were true fans of Gina. They so passionately promoted this drink that has earned a reputation as drunks and brawlers. This did not stop the writer, and to the end of his life he believed that gin is a real fuel for creativity and imagination. For the sake of historical accuracy it should be noted: Fitzgerald do not drink pure gin, and the cocktail gin with ice, plus soda, plus juice of half a lemon. This cocktail is described in "the Great Gatsby". Gene and sonicphoto: Depositphotos At the end it would be possible to add preferences Venedikt Erofeev, but to repeat the recipes of Vinecki makes no sense, it is better to read or reread the story "Moscow — Petushki". Addiction Edgar Allan PoE also makes no sense to list — he just drank everything, not highlighting the types and names of alcohol. How alcohol really helped great writers, could not be verified. Could London to write more, get it from addiction to beer? Did Fitzgerald really could not write a single line without Gina? This we will never know......

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