Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers Volume II

By: Thomas De Quincey
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers Volume II" by Thomas De Quincey is a collection of diverse essays showcasing De Quincey's literary prowess and profound insights into English literature. Spanning various genres, from autobiography to literary criticism, De Quincey's prose style captivates readers with its eloquence and depth. Through his exploration of Victorian literature and Romanticism, he delves into the complexities of human experience and the impact of opium addiction on creativity. Biographical sketches offer glimpses into the lives of notable figures, while literary analysis provides valuable perspectives on timeless classics. De Quincey's keen observations and critical acumen shine through each paper, inviting readers to engage with the rich tapestry of literature. Whether reflecting on personal experiences or dissecting literary masterpieces, De Quincey's writings leave a lasting impression, revealing the interconnectedness of art and life. "Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers Volume II" stands as a testament to De Quincey's enduring legacy as a literary figure and his contribution to the understanding of English literature.

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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.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 168pages
  • ISBN-10: 936305635X
  • ISBN-13: 9789363056350
  • Item Weight: 218.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography