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Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey

By Quincey, Thomas de

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Title: Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey  
Author: Quincey, Thomas de
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey
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1851
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Quincey, T. D. (1851). Miscellaneous Essays of Thomas de Quincey. Retrieved from http://ebooklibrary.org/


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The Hunter Thompson of the 19th Century, de Quincey is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (an activity shared with his hero, Samuel Coleridge, much to Wordsworth’s dismay). However, de Quincey’s literary genius is best captured in his essays, which, according to Wikipedia: His immediate influence extended to Edgar Allan Poe, Fitz Hugh Ludlow and Charles Baudelaire, but even major 20th century writers such as Jorge Luis Borges admired and claimed to be partly influenced by his work. (written by TTM)

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