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Thomas De Quincey Literary Critic

His Method And Achievement

by John E. Jordan

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11891935M
    ISBN 101428657274
    ISBN 109781428657274

      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. The son of a successful merchant, Quincey's education and reading in early life enabled him to author what was among the first entries in 'addiction literature'.3/5(13). Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life. The Confessions was "the first major work De Quincey published and the one which won him fame almost overnight ". First published anonymously in September and October in the London Magazine, the Confessions was released in book form Author: Thomas De Quincey.

    Thomas De Quincey. 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 in , and Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jordan, John Emory, Thomas De Quincey, literary critic. Berkeley, University of California Press,

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Collected Writings of Thomas de Quincey: Literary Theory and Criticism V11 by Thomas de Quincey (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Thomas de Quincey became enthralled and haunted by the murderer John Williams in and, although his works have always had the macabre about them, this essay looks at murder in particular in a more literary and scholarly way: imbuing it with the same aesthetic pleasures one might gain from other forms of art, such as writing or paintings/5.


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Thomas De Quincey was an English author during the Romantic movement, associating with writers like Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. Best known for his command of the psychological fantasy story, De Quincey produced stories of the curious and obscure, but always with the traditional Romantic emphasis on feeling.

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/5. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Thomas De Quincey which are Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and The Household Wreck.

De Quincey's response to Williams's attacks turns morality on its head, celebrating and coolly dissecting the art of murder and its perfections. Ranging from gruesomely vivid reportage and brilliantly funny satiric high jinks to penetrating literary and aesthetic criticism, the essays had a remarkable impact on crime, terror, and detective fiction, as well as on the rise of nineteenth-century decadence.

rows  Though brief, this essay has been called "De Quincey's finest single critical piece" and. The Note-Book of an English Opium-Eater, and Miscellaneous Essays. Thomas de Quincey $ - $   This volume also contains De Quincey's best-known piece of literary criticism, "On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth," and his finest tale of terror, "The Avenger," a.

Thomas De Quincey: 21st-Century Oxford Authors is the most comprehensive selection of De Quincey's writings published in decades, and includes all the essays that made him a major figure in his own age, and that give him a burgeoning relevance in ours.

The volume features complete versions of his three most famous works of impassioned autobiography--Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (), Suspiria de Profundis.

De Quincey’s Literary Criticism, (ed. with an introduction by H. Darbishire) A Diary of Thomas De Quincey,Selected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, (selected and edited, with an introduction, by Philip Van Doren Stern) California and the. Thomas de Quincey, Literary Critic: His Method and Achievement by John E.

Jordan (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review. About this product. Stock photo. Brand new: lowest price. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item. This chapter considers Thomas De Quincey's literary criticism, and particularly his criticisms of William Wordsworth, in relation to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's similar concerns.

It shows that De Quincey's criticisms of Wordsworth were informed by a Coleridgean critical agenda which De Quincey carried beyond the age of reform into his later imperialist thinking.

Mid-nineteenth century writers: Eliot, De Quincey, Emerson Eric Rothstein, Joseph Anthony Wittreich, Thomas P. Wolfe, Robert M. Maniquis, Ralph C.

La Rosa Published for the Dept. of English by the University of Wisconsin Press, - Literary Criticism - pages. Thomas de Quincey, born inwas an English novelist, essayist, and literary critic. He is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, De Quincey's literary criticism Item Preview remove-circle De Quincey's literary criticism by De Quincey, Thomas, ; Darbishire, Helen, Publication date TopicsPages: 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.

De Quincey's response to Williams's attacks turns morality on its head, celebrating and coolly dissecting the art of murder and its perfections/5(7).

What connects the Romantic essays of Thomas De Quincey and the violent cinema of Brian De Palma. Or the "beautiful" suicides of Hedda Gabler and Yukio Mishima. Or the shootings of John Lennon and Ronald Reagan. In The Aesthetics of Murder, Joel Black explores the sometimes gruesome interplay between life and art, between actual violence and images of violence in a variety of literary texts.

Literary Criticism "Thomas De Quincey." Quite old literary criticism, from The Cambridge History of English and American Literature (). Crawford, Joseph. "The Haunting of Thomas De Quincey." The Cambridge Quarte No. 3 (September ). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Works of Thomas de Quincey: Literary Criticism by Thomas de Quincey (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay!

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