Who is Thomas De Quincey?

  • (noun): English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859).
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Thomas De Quincey

Thomas Penson De Quincey ( /ˈtɒməs də ˈkwɪnsi/; 15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).

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Grevel Lindop - Publications
... Lindop wrote a biography of Thomas De Quincey which was published in 1981 as The Opium-Eater a Life of Thomas De Quincey ... He also edited De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings for the Oxford World's Classics series in 1985, and was General Editor of The Works of Thomas De Quincey, a 21-volume ...
Thomas De Quincey - Bibliography
... of the Tartars, 1837 The Logic of the Political Economy, 1844 Suspiria de Profundis, 1845 The English Mail-Coach, 1849 Autobiographical Sketches, 1853 Selections Grave and Gay, from the Writings, Published ... Schiller, Herder, Lessing, Goethe, German Translation by Thomas Klandt ... ISBN 3-927715-95-6 The Works of Thomas De Quincey, 21 vols (London Pickering and Chatto, 2000–2003) ...
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... outbreaks of disease on his own in Salon-de-Provence and in the regional capital, Aix-en-Provence ... Finally, in 1547, he settled in Salon-de-Provence in the house which exists today, where he married a rich widow named Anne Ponsarde, with whom he had ... a one-thirteenth share in a huge canal project organized by Adam de Craponne to irrigate largely waterless Salon-de-Provence and the nearby Désert de la Crau from the river ...

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