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De Quincey and his friends

James Hogg

De Quincey and his friends

personal recollections, souvenirs and anecdotes of Thomas De Quincey, his friends and associates

by James Hogg

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston and Company in London .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWritten and collected by James Hogg.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12281.
    ContributionsJapp, Alexander H. 1839-1905., Woodhouse, Richard, 1788-1834., Findlay, John Ritchie, 1824-1897., Burton, John Hill, 1809-1881., Hodgson, Shadworth Hollway, 1832-1912., Hogg, James, 1830-1910.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600487M
    OCLC/WorldCa15102544

    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 . Oct 14,  · Thomas De Quincey, Sir John Watson-Gordon. charged him with talking nonsense on politics, and that his friends apologized for him by suggesting that he was constantly in a state of intoxication from opium. Now the accusation, said I, Excerpt republished from Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, by Thomas De Quincey,

    Feb 06,  · Part 4: Confessions of an English Opium Eater Performance poet John Cooper Clarke explores Thomas de Quincey's autobiographical classic Confessions of an English Opium Eater, and discovers how his. Thomas De Quincey. English writer Thomas De Quincey (–) wrote prolifically and in numerous fields, ranging from fiction to biography to economics, and often crossing genre boundaries in unclassifiable works that mixed exposition of others' ideas with autobiography and personal reflections. He remains best known, however, for a single work: Confessions of an English Opium Eater ().

    Thomas Penson De Quincey was an English essayist best known for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium Eater, which is considered the first example of the now-common genre of addition literature in Western writing. In addition to his memoir, he was well known for his literary criticism, especially in the area of Shakespeare. De Quincey, Thomas. De Quincey and his Publishers: The Letters of Thomas De Quincey to his Publishers, and Other Letters, Ed. Barry Symonds. Diss. University of Edinburgh, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings. Ed. Grevel Lindop. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Recollections of the Lakes and the.


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Thomas Penson De Quincey (/ d ə ˈ k w ɪ n s i /; 15 August – 8 December ) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (). Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West.

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About the Book The term “humorous fiction” refers to a novel-length comic story, which has the intention of entertaining through laughter and amusement at the comic situations or characters presented. English writer Thomas De Quincey (–) wrote prolifically and in numerous fields, ranging from fiction to biography to economics, and often crossing genre boundaries in unclassifiable works that mixed exposition of others' ideas with autobiography and personal reflections.

Mar 20,  · Thomas De Quincey () came of age in the Romantic era, was friends with Wordsworth and Coleridge and their families, and likely did more to shape the literary canon of the 19th and 20th centuries than any other writer.

And he is the subject of a new biography, “Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey,” by Frances lphsbands.coms: 9. Thomas de Quincey was an English author and intellectual, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater ().See also lphsbands.comdia.o /5.

De Quincey and his friends; personal recollections, souvenirs and anecdotes of Thomas De Quincey, his friends and associates. [James Hogg] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library CreativeWork, schema:Book.

Dec 17,  · Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas De Quincey () has long lacked a full-fledged lphsbands.com friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian periods—including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Thomas Carlyle—have long placed him at the center of nineteenth century/5.

Confessions of an English Opium Eater is broken into two parts, each of which was published separately and each of which is broken further into sub-sections. Overall, it is a selective autobiography of its author, with most focus on experiences that help explain his use of, addiction to, and ultimate defeat of opium.

Dec 27,  · 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.

Dec 05,  · The English Opium Eater by Robert Morrison causing a scandal among his ostensibly radical friends, the Lake Poets. research that succeeds in unravelling the strands of De Quincey's Author: James Purdon.

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His friends found him a delightful companion. If there had been no creditors in the world, De Quincey might have been that monster of nature, a completely happy man. ] And while this sketch may paint an overly rosy picture of De Quincey, it certainly calls into question the dour feeling evinced by the current biography.

De Quincey and his Friends, Personal Recollections, Souvenirs, and Anecdotes [including Woodhouse's Conversations, Findlay's Personal Recollections, Hodgson's On the Genius of De Quincey, and a mass of personal notes from a host of friends]. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., De Quincey stands among the great masters of style in the language.

In his greatest passages, as in the Vision of Sudden Death and the Dream Fugue, the cadence of his elaborately piled-up sentences falls like cathedral music, or gives an abiding expression to the fleeting pictures of his most gorgeous dreams His appearance and manners.

Biographical EssaysBy Thomas de QuinceyThomas Penson De Quincey (15 August - 8 December ) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater ().

Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated. Feb 04,  · Thomas De Quincey ( – ) was a prolific periodical writer. He is usually aligned historically with the early English Romantics, and is best known for his remarkable autobiography Confessions of an English Opium Eater (), and the satirical treatise ‘On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts’ ().

De Quincey rarely wrote gothic. The groom of his hall, who is carrying De Quincey’s book-laden trunk down a narrow stairway, slips and falls, and the trunk clatters noisily to the floor below. De Quincey is sure he will be caught.

Robert: The letters gave me all sorts of new information about De Quincey, and led me to revise the biography in 21 places, most noticeably when it came to De Quincey’s relationship with his three daughters, Margaret, Florence, and Emily. In Murder as a Fine Art, Emily De Quincey is of pivotal importance.

What intrigued you about her. Apr 16,  · The Astonishing Thomas De Quincey By David Morrell The main character of my Victorian mystery/thrillers, INSPECTOR OF THE DEAD and MURDER AS A FINE ART, is one of the most fascinating personalities of the Victorian era: Thomas De Quincey.

His achievements are outstanding, and yet many literary historians relegated him to a footnote because of. Dec 28,  · The De Quinceys were an old family who took their name from the village of Quincey in Normandy. The Quincys of New England are offshoots from the same stock. De Quincey himself wrote his name ‘de Quincey,’ and would have catalogued it among the Q's (Page, Thomas De Quincey, i.

His mother's maiden name was Penson. Oct 30,  · He Loved Opium, Murder and Wordsworth. De Quincey was derided by his enemies and even by his friends as a literary parasite. One great question hovers over this exemplary book.Jun 08,  · De Quincey and his Friends, by James Hogg (London, ), is another volume of recollections, souvenirs, and anecdotes, which help to make real their subject's personality.

Besides the editor, other writers contribute to this volume: Richard Woodhouse, John R. Findlay, and John Hill Burton, who has given under the name "Papaverius," a.Jul 11,  · ‘Confessions of an English Opium-Eater’ by Thomas De Quincey was first published, anonymously, in two parts by the London Magazine in The following year it appeared as a novel and has been regularly reprinted ever since.