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De Quincey as critic.

Thomas De Quincey

De Quincey as critic.

Edited by John E. Jordan.

by Thomas De Quincey

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Literature -- History and criticism,
  • Style, Literary

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Routledge critics series
    ContributionsJordan, John Emory, 1919-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR99 D48 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination492p.
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19360890M

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    De Quincey wrote on many other subjects in the years after the Confessions was first published, including history, economics, and biography. His most important works were his autobiographical writings, literary criticism, and an unfinished book, Suspiria de Profundis (Sighs from the Depths), a work explaining his philosophy of life as a result. Summary. Bell's miniature series of great writers. Presents the chief features of De Quincey's character in a more harmonious, more sympathetic, aspect than that .

      Although he was an acute literary critic, a voluminous contributor to Blackwood's and other journals, and a perceptive writer on history, biography, and economics, Thomas de Quincey (–) is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater. First published in installments in the London Magazine in , the work recounts De Quincey's early years as a precocious student of 1/5(1). Thomas De Quincey. Thomas De Quincey: Selected Writings (21st-Century Oxford Authors) (Oxford University Press, ) This book of selected writings, edited by Robert Morrison, introduces students to the life and work of nineteenth-century essayist, critic, autobiographer and addict, Thomas De Quincey.


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Thomas De Quincey, (born Aug. 15,Manchester, Lancashire, Eng.—died Dec. 8,Edinburgh, Scot.), English essayist and critic, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. As a child De Quincey was alienated from his solid, prosperous mercantile family by his sensitivity and precocity.

At the age of 17 he ran away to Wales and then lived incognito in London (–03). De Quincey, Thomas, De Quincey as critic. London, Boston, Routledge & K. Paul [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas De Quincey; Thomas De Quincey: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas De Quincey; John Emory Jordan.

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He was obsessed with Wordsworth and Coleridge, whose Lyrical Ballads provided the script to his life, and by the idea of /5(18). 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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Born in a prosperous family, Quincey’s tryst at writing started after his brief elopement and comeback into the family. Thomas De Quincey () English essayist and critic, best-known for his autobiography Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, which appeared first in in London Magazine.

De Quincey was addicted to opium from his youth for the rest of his life. Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. Directories Newly added. Create Biography. The year in books included a historic change at The Times. Michiko Kakutani stepped down as our chief book critic in July.

Kakutani began her. Essays and criticism on Thomas De Quincey - Criticism. SOURCE: “The Giant Self: Suspiria de Profundis” in Thomas De Quincey: The Prose of Vision, University of Toronto Press,pp. Biography. De Quincey is a professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies at John F.

Kennedy University, Dean of Consciousness Studies and the Arthur M. Young Professor of Philosophy at the University of Philosophical Research, and adjunct faculty at the Holmes Institute, and at Schumacher College, Devon, is founder of The Wisdom Academy that offers personal mentoring in.

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Frances Wilson is a critic, a journalist, and the author of several works of nonfiction, including Literary Seductions; The Courtesan’s Revenge; The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth, which won the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize in ; How to Survive the Titanic, the winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography inand Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Cited by: