CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM EATER AND OTHER WRITINGS (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition)
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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes. Key Features A new edition by De Quincey scholar and biographer Robert Morrison of De Quincey's finest autobiographical essays, which describe his early life and opium addiction. The only paperback edition to include manuscript material related to the three main texts as well as other material, including letters and prefaces, in appendices. Introduction considers opium use in the nineteenth century, the confession genre, and the three works in detail, focusing on De Quincey's centrality to his own age and enduring relevance to our own. Extensive chronology of De Quincey's life and the most up-to-date and and thorough bibliography on his autobiographical works. Detailed and comprehensive annotation, including new information and identifications previously unnoticed. New to this edition Three appendices containing manuscript material related to the three texts, never before published in paperback. All new editorial material by new editor Robert Morrison: introduction, note on the text, chronology, bibliography, explanatory notes Newly set text Readership Readers of nineteenth-century classic literature, essays, and autobiography, and those interested in the literature of addiction and drug abuse; students of Romantic Literature, Victorian Literature, nineteenth-century literature.
- ISBN: 0199600619
- EAN: 9780199600618