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New essays by De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey

New essays by De Quincey

his contributions to the Edinburgh Saturday Post and the Edinburgh Evening Post, 1827-1828

by Thomas De Quincey

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStuart M. Tave.
ContributionsTave, Stuart M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 412 p. ;
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15511955M

In , De Quincey s struggles inspired him to write Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, which was published in London Magazine and served as a professional breakthrough for him. After his wife passed away in , De Quincey s addiction became dramatically worse and his finances suffered as a result/5(4).   Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, first published in , is a diary of the writer’s experience of taking laudanum over a long period of his life. The first part of the book outlines his early life, and the second moves from The Pleasures of Opium to The Pains of Opium. De Quincey’s subjective text, in the.

Thomas De Quincey. 0 Miscellaneous Essays. By. Thomas De Quincey. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. More books by Thomas De Quincey. Biographical Essays. The Caesars. Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey 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).

  It is one of the first authoritative works on drug usage and addiction, and it was so influential that it inspired some contemporary writers to their own usage. Arthur Conan Doyle used it as the basis for one of his Sherlock Holmes stories. The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is a startling firsthand account by English translator and essayist THOMAS DE QUINCEY . Thomas De Quincey's three essays 'On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts' centre on the notorious career of the murderer John Williams, who in brutally killed seven people in London's East End. 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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New Essays by De Quincey: His Contributions to the Edinburgh Saturday Post and the Edinburgh Evening Post (Princeton Legacy Library) Paperback – December 8, by Stuart M.

Tave (Author)Cited by: 4. Each essay or article is reprinted with full annotation and the author’s reasons for attributing it to De Quincey. The essays vary in length and in subject matter: some are addressed to “The Editor”; some are critical reviews of contemporary magazines; some are week-to-week political commentaries on issues facing the second Tory party.

New Essays by De Quincey: His Contributions to the Edinburgh Saturday Post and the Edinburgh Evening Post - Ebook written by Stuart M. Tave. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC. Each essay or article is reprinted with full annotation and the author's reasons for attributing it to De Quincey.

The essays vary in length and in subject matter: some are addressed to "The Editor"; some are critical reviews of contemporary magazines; some are week-to-week political commentaries on issues facing the second Tory party.

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New essays by De Quincey: his contributions to the Edinburgh Saturday Post and the Edinburgh Evening Post, [Thomas De Quincey; Stuart M Tave]. Brief memoir of De QuinceyConfessions of an opium-eaterRichard BentleyDr. Parr and his contemporariesLetters to a young man whose education has been neglectedJohn Paul RichterAnalects from RichterThe king of HaytiGoethe, as reflected in his novel of Wilhelm MeisterOn the knocking at the gate in MacbethHistorico-critical inquiry into the Pages: This work contains a fascinating collection of essays by Thomas De Quincey.

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Inhe went to London to dispose of some translations from German authors, but was persuaded first to write and publish an account of his opium experiences, which that year appeared in the London Magazine/5.

Yet another volume, New Essays by De Quincey, appeared in Influence [ edit ] His immediate influence extended to Edgar Allan Poe, Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Charles Baudelaire and Nikolai Gogol, but even major 20th-century writers such as Jorge Luis Borges admired and claimed to be partly influenced by his work.

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