Essays Tagged: "Thomas De Quincey"

Thomas DeQuincey's book "Confessions of an English Opium eater" .

Diary of an AddictThomas De Quincey's, "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" is a brief history of the authors life, ... Wordsworth, because De Quincey was such an avid fan and reader of Wordsworth's poetry.All together Thomas De Quincey's "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" is an excellent book, and wonderful exam ... atience to read and understand it, but rather for those who seek insight into the life and times of Thomas De Quincey.BibliographyDe Quincey, Thomas. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. Ed. Barry M ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas de Quincey

Thomas de QuinceyThomas de Quincey was born in the year 1785. His birthplace was the industrial city ... g runaway. With only a good imagination can you know what "Anne of Oxford Street" did for the young Thomas de Quincey.Quincey was known to keep a decanter of laudanum by his elbow. A decanter is a squ ... started working on Selections, Grave and Gay, From the Writings, Published and Unpublished.In 1859 Thomas de Quincey died. Many of his works have been known to influence Poets and Authors such as Edg ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Neither Rime Nor Reason

a central subject matter for several of these authors, most significantly Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, John Keats and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.        A dream is i ... that Coleridge felt guilt because his nightmares were self-inflicted and fed by opium withdrawal. Thomas De Quincey suffered from the same affliction and discussed his experiences in "The Pains of O ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lord of the Flies" qualifies as great literature

move, to delight or please) - Cicero“All that is literature seeks to communicate power” - Thomas De Quincey. Truly the ultimate goal of all literature is to communicate a strong point or mes ... or message, or as Thomas De Quincey describes, power. Truly the work of literature that most meets Thomas De Quincey’s requirement has also met the purpose as outlined by Cicero. However, should ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Art, Literature, and the Carriers of Civilization

MocarskiA.P. British Literature09/07/2014Art, Literature, and the Carriers of Civilization.In 1848, Thomas de Quincey wrote an essay titled "The Literature of Knowledge and the Literature of Power." D ... escribe written or spoken material. However, after exploring the ideas and works of authors such as Thomas de Quincey, Vladimir Nabokov, and Francine Prose, I have come to a conclusion that literature ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers