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Thomas De Quincey

Horace Ainsworth Eaton

Thomas De Quincey

a biography

by Horace Ainsworth Eaton

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Horace Ainsworth Eaton.
ContributionsDe Quincey, Thomas.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 542p.
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20389212M

Thomas De Quincey () studied at Oxford, failing to take his degree but discovering opium. He later met Coleridge, Southey and the Wordsworths. From until his death he lived in Edinburgh and made his living from journalism. English writer Thomas De Quincey (–) wrote prolifically and in numerous fields, ranging from fiction to biography to economics, and often crossing genre boundaries in unclassifiable works that mixed exposition of others' ideas .

  De Quincey may be viewed as a proto-Burroughs, as well as a British cousin to Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire. Washington Post. Thomas De Quincey was the original cosmonaut of inner space, his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater predating the wave of drug buddy literature from William Burroughs to Irvine Welsh by half a century or more. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thomas De Quincey (De Quincey, Thomas, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. De Quincey, Thomas, Autobiographic Sketches (Gutenberg text) De Quincey, Thomas, Biographical Essays (Gutenberg text) De Quincey, Thomas, The Caesars .

  New Theoretical and Critical Directions. Thomas De Quincey. DOI link for Thomas De Quincey. Thomas De Quincey book. New Theoretical and Critical Directions. Edited By Robert Morrison, Daniel S. Roberts. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 21 August Pub. location New by: 6. Buy a cheap copy of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater book by Thomas de Quincey. In this remarkable autobiography, Thomas De Quincey hauntingly describes the surreal visions and hallucinatory nocturnal wanderings he took through London—and the Free shipping over $Cited by:


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