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De Quincey

David Masson

De Quincey

by David Masson

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Published by Harper & Brother in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThomas De Quincey.
    Statementby David Masson.
    SeriesEnglish men of letters
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13535513M
    OCLC/WorldCa18992854

    “De Quincey's Writings: Theological essays and other papers. ”, 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.

    Jun 01,  · Thomas Penson De Quincey ( – ) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (). De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West, changing the perception of drugs in the European imagination esteindesign.xyz: Sur. 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.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, by Thomas De Quincey The Project Gutenberg eBook, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, by Thomas De Quincey This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. 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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The book`s structure is as follows: Part l (To the Reader and Preliminary Confessions), Part II (Pleasures of Opium, Introduction to the Pains of Opium, The Pains of Opium, MayJune ), Appendix and Footnotes.

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Apr 01,  · Confessions of an English Opium-Eater launched a fascination with drug use that has continued to our day. Here De Quincey invents recreational drug taking, but he also details both the lurid nightmares that beset him in the depths of his addiction as well as his humiliatingly futile attempts to renounce the drug.4/5(1).

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The opera Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz was loosely based on De Quincey’s memoir. Confessions of an English Opium Eater is divided into two parts; part 1 begins with a brief segment titled “To the Reader,” in which De Quincey introduces the book as a segment from a larger autobiography.

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