Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas De Quincey
Published By: Double9 Books
Rs. 475.00
Rs. 475.00
Sold Out
Unit Price

About the Book

"Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers" by Thomas De Quincey is a captivating blend of autobiographical reflection, literary criticism, and personal confession. Through a series of essays and memoirs, De Quincey delves into the depths of his own psyche while offering insightful analyses of literature and society. His prose style, characterized by its elegance and richness, serves as a vehicle for exploring themes of Romanticism and Victorian literature, all against the backdrop of 19th-century English society. De Quincey's candid confessions about his struggles with opium addiction provide a poignant backdrop to his literary musings, adding a layer of psychological depth to the work. Interspersed with personal anecdotes and biographical sketches, these narratives offer readers a glimpse into the inner workings of a brilliant yet tormented mind. Throughout the collection, De Quincey demonstrates his mastery of literary analysis, seamlessly blending personal experience with scholarly insight. "Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers" stands as a testament to the enduring power of English literature and the profound impact of one man's journey through addiction, introspection, and literary exploration.

Read more

Premium quality
Easy Return
Certified product
Secure Checkout
Money back guarantee
On time delivery

About Author

Thomas De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) was an English essayist, literary critic, and memoirist, best known for his work "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater." Born in Manchester, England, De Quincey was educated at Oxford University, but he left without earning a degree. In 1821, De Quincey published his most famous work, "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater," a memoir that described his experiences with opium addiction. The book was well-received and helped to establish De Quincey as a leading literary figure. De Quincey continued to write prolifically throughout his life, producing numerous essays and articles on a wide range of topics, including literature, philosophy, and politics. Despite his literary success, De Quincey struggled with financial problems throughout his life. He was often in debt and frequently moved from place to place, including spending several years living in Edinburgh. De Quincey died in 1859, at the age of 74. His work has had a lasting influence on English literature and has been praised for its imaginative power, its wit and intelligence, and its deep understanding of human psychology.

Read more

Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 322pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363053857
  • ISBN-13: 9789363053854
  • Item Weight: 418.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17.8mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography