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De Quincey

John Calvin Metcalf

De Quincey

a portrait

by John Calvin Metcalf

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Published by Harvard university press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [201]-203.

    Statementby John Calvin Metcalf.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4536 .M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 2 l., [3]-210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6400611M
    LC Control Number40008100
    OCLC/WorldCa675281

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1: With. 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 (Gutenberg text).

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Check out this biography to know about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Jun 26,  · Thomas De Quincey, best known for his book Confessions of an English Opium Eater, was a journalist and propagandist of Empire, of oriental aggression, and of racial maisondesvautours.com greater part of the fourteen volumes of his collected writings concerns the history, the colonial development, and increasingly the threat presented by the Orient in all its manifestations—human, animal, and.

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”, p 2 Copy quote It is an impressive truth that sometimes in the very lowest forms of duty, less than which would rank a man as a villain, there is, nevertheless the sublimest ascent of self-sacrifice. By: Thomas de Quincey () The Hunter Thompson of the 19th Century, de Quincey is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (an activity shared with his hero, Samuel Coleridge, much to Wordsworth’s dismay).

However, de Quincey’s literary genius is best captured in his essays, and, according to Wikipedia: His immediate influence extended to Edgar Allan Poe, Fitz Hugh.

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Sep 05,  · 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.

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Thomas De Quincey Selected Writings Edited by Robert Morrison 21st-Century Oxford Authors. Introduces students to the life and work of Thomas De Quincey, the nineteenth-century essayist, critic, autobiographer, and addict; Offers the most comprehensive selection of.

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De Quincey allowed the Malay to take a nap on his floor and gave him some opium as a parting gift. He was shocked when the Malay immediately took all of the opium De Quincey gave him. Although the author thought the Malay would surely die, he seemed fine. De Quincey's response to Williams's attacks turns morality on its head, celebrating and coolly dissecting the art of murder and its perfections.

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"Thou has the keys of Paradise, oh just, subtle, and mighty opium!" Determined to counter the lies about opium that had been told by travellers to the Orient and the medical profession, De Quincey describes his addiction, the consciousness alteringproperties of the drug, its pleasures and its pains.

Read this book on Questia. This volume contains — besides the Confessions, several of the Suspiria, and other popular pieces— the most important parts of De Quincey’s Autobiographic Sketches and some of his most interesting Literary Reminiscences.

de Pdf might confess, but he does not move me. Considered an important book for its day, "Confessions" is dated and boring. It does relate to times (s) when unrestricted addiction was openly available. What a waste. Read full review4/5(7).Explore books by Thomas De Quincey with our selection at maisondesvautours.com Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £De Quincey's father Thomas was a cloth merchant in Manchester, the ebook of English industry, and the ebook lived in a pleasant country home.

De Quincey was the fourth of five children; he was close to his siblings and was deeply affected by the deaths of his sisters Jane and Elizabeth during his childhood.