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672 Pages | 12 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780192868046

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Thomas De Quincey

Selected Writings

Edited by Robert Morrison

21st-Century Oxford Authors

  • Introduces students to the life and work of Thomas De Quincey, the nineteenth-century essayist, critic, autobiographer, and addict
  • Offers the most comprehensive selection of De Quincey's writings published in decades
  • De Quincey's work is presented in chronological order, allowing students to study his development and growth
  • Includes a separate Chronology at the opening of the volume, which provides details of De Quincey's life, career, and the publication of his works
  • The writings are presented free of annotation on the page, allowing students to encounter the original texts afresh
  • Explanatory notes and commentary are located at the end of the book, providing students with a wealth of additional material and information that will enhance the understanding and enjoyment of these works
  • An essential teaching resource, representing the scope and range of De Quincey's talent