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Thomas De Quincey, literary critic

John Emory Jordon

Thomas De Quincey, literary critic

his method and achievement.

by John Emory Jordon

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Published by University of California P.;Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


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SeriesCalifornia University. Publications, English studies series; no.4
The Physical Object
Pagination301p.,24cm
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19869555M

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Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature. The titular essay in this volume of work by Thomas De Quincey centers on the notorious career of the murderer John Williams, who in brutally killed seven people in London's East End.

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Thomas De Quincey was a journalist and essayist who became famous for his account of being addicted to opium in Confessions of an English Opium Eater.

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He was obsessed with Wordsworth and Coleridge, whose Lyrical Ballads provided the script to his life, and by Reviews:. 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).Thomas De Quincey was an English essayist and critic best known for his work, ‘Confessions of an English Opium Eater’. Born in a prosperous family, Quincey’s tryst at writing started after his brief elopement and comeback into the family.The Collected Writings Of Thomas De Quincey: Literary Theory and Criticism V11 May 5,Kessinger Publishing, LLC Paperback in English.