8 edition of De Quincey. found in the catalog.
On cover: Harper"s handy series. no. 146.
|Series||English men of letters|
|LC Classifications||PR4536 .M3 1887|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 198 p.|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||12036690|
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He hopes it will be instructive and explains he tried to resist the lure of opium but fell into it due to various painful ailments.
Thomas De Quincey was born on 15 August in Manchester, the son of an affluent cloth merchant. He ran away from the Manchester Grammar school aged 17 and travelled in poverty in Wales and London before being reconciled with his family.
He then attended Oxford University, where he first began to take opium. De Quincey recommended biography be written “con amore” and “con odio.” Love and hate.
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Thomas De Quincey, best known for his book Confessions of an English Opium Eater, was a journalist and propagandist of Empire, of oriental aggression, and of racial greater part of the fourteen volumes of his collected writings concerns the history, the colonial development, and increasingly the threat presented by the Orient in all its.
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