Frontmatter [chapter]

2020 The Hasheesh Eater  
The Hasheesh Eater Subterranean Lives reprints first-person accounts from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by members of oppositional or stigmatized subcultures; memoirs by men and women who lived, whether by circumstance, inclination, or design, outside of the bounds of normative bourgeois experience. They include tramps, sex workers, cultists, criminals, drug addicts, physically disabled people, sexual minorities, bohemians, revolutionaries, and other individuals who have survived on
more » ... have survived on the margins, within the interstices, and across the boundaries of American society. Each volume presents either a book-length memoir or a selection of shorter texts in their entirety, together with an introduction and notes.
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