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The prose poetry of Thomas de Quincey.

Lane Cooper

The prose poetry of Thomas de Quincey.

by Lane Cooper

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Prose poems, English -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4537 .C6 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5045929M
    ISBN 100841435952
    LC Control Number74006177
    OCLC/WorldCa3255656

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, autobiographical narrative by English author Thomas De Quincey, first published in The London Magazine in two parts in , then as a book, with an appendix, in The avowed purpose of the first version of the Confessions was to warn the reader of the dangers of opium, and it combined the interest of a journalistic exposé of a social . Thomas De Quincey Under our present enormous accumulation of books, I do affirm that a most miserable distraction of choice must be very generally incident to the times; that the symptoms of it are in fact very prevalent, and that one of the chief symptoms is an enormous “gluttonism” for books.

    OF all the English writers Thomas De Quincey must be given the palm for rhythmical prose. He is as stately as Mil ton, with more than Milton's command of rhythm. If you read aloud his best passages, which are written in what he calls his bravura style, you have a near approach to the music of the organ. Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas de Quincey, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB g: prose poetry.

      De Quincey may be viewed as a proto-Burroughs, as well as a British cousin to Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire. Washington Post. Thomas De Quincey was the original cosmonaut of inner space, his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater predating the wave of drug buddy literature from William Burroughs to Irvine Welsh by half a century or more. Thomas De Quincey () is a central figure of English Romanticism. Confessions of an English Opium Eater, his best-known work, is an account of his early life and opium addiction. De Quincey lived his full three score years and ten. But few would have predicted it, for his father and numerous of his siblings were carried off by tuberculosis/5.


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Leipzig: Seele, (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas De Quincey; Thomas De Quincey; Thomas De Quincey: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lane Cooper.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, The prose poetry of Thomas De Quincey by Cooper, Lane, Publication date Topics De Quincey, Thomas, Publisher Leipzig Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN ContributorPages: The portions of De Quincey's writings which we have termed prose poetry or, after his coinage, "im- passioned prose/' are commonly supposed to have come into being under the influence of the baleful drug which so long bad the unfortunate man in thrall.

Thomas De Quincey in the Essays of Virginia Woolf: “Prose Poetry” and the Autobiographic Mode Roxanne Covelo University of Minas Gerais, Brazil British author Thomas De Quincey makes brief but frequent appearances in Woolf’s essays of literary criticism, in which she examines what she understands to be their shared.

Book Description: Thomas De Quincey: The Prose of Visionis the first full-length critical study of De Quincey's imaginative Luca traces continuing themes and their transformations throughout De Quincey's career, and he offers sustained critical readings of De Quincey.

Wordsworth: Poetry & Prose: With Essays by Coleridge, Hazlitt, De Quincey. William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Thomas De Quincey, Arthur Montague D'Urban Hughes.

Clarendon Press, - English poetry - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as Reviews: 1. Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow. Thomas De Quincey. English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay. The Harvard Classics. De Quincey’s prose is a slightly larger font.

The Poetry of Pope by Thomas De Quincey But ​a far more important correction​, applicable to the common vague idea of literature, ​is to be sought​, ​not so much in a better definition of literature, ​as in a sharper distinction of the two functions which it. Thomas De Quincey: The Prose of Vision is the first full-length critical study of De Quincey's imaginative writings.

De Luca traces continuing themes and their transformations throughout De Quincey's career, and he offers sustained critical readings of De Quincey's major works. Thomas de Quincey. The Posthumous Works of Thomas de Quincey. Biographies of Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, Schiller, and on the Political Parities of Modern England.

Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers: System of the Heavens as Revealed by Lord Rosse's Telescopes. de Quincey's Works. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooper, Lane, Prose poetry of Thomas De Quincey. [Folcroft, Pa.] Folcroft Press, (OCoLC) Volume 2 of The works of Thomas De Quincey "The English Opium eater" including all his contributions to periodical literature: Author: Thomas De Quincey: Publisher: A.

and Ch. Black, Original from: Library of Catalonia: Digitized: Aug 6, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1). English literature: Discursive prose. Thomas De Quincey appealed to the new interest in writing about the self, producing a colourful account of his early experiences in Confessions of an English Opium Eater (, revised and enlarged in ).

He reports that Southey always arose from bed around AM and made it a point to write until breakfast at AM. It seems that Southey even had a goal to write so many lines of poetry or prose before breakfast, and what surprises De Quincey even more is that this writing almost always turned out to be good.

Furthermore, Southey receives. Poem Hunter all poems of by Thomas De Quincey poems. 0 poems of Thomas De Quincey. Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams.

Genre. First published in fragmentary form inthe work is a collection of short essays in psychological fantasy — what De Quincey himself called "impassioned prose," and what is now termed prose essays of the Suspiria "are among the finest examples of De Quincey's or anyone else's English style." "Some critics consider De Quincey's Suspiria de Profundis the supreme prose.

Thomas De Quincey De Quincey is recognized as one of the foremost prose writers of his day; his ornate style, while strongly influenced by the. Imagine waking up and finding that in your inbox. The recipient of these unsolicited and spamlike effusions was the poet William Wordsworth.

Their source was the tiny year-old Thomas De Quincey. De Quincey was considered one of the greatest prose stylists of the English Romantic era, otherwise best known for poetry, and his imaginative, convoluted prose style, best exemplified in Confessions of an English Opium Eater but also on display in a great variety of other works that were widely read in 19th-century England and America, exerted.Guilty Thing book.

Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey” as Want to Read: Having read only a smattering of romanticist poetry/prose I am now enthusiastic to explore further.

flag Like see review. Kenny Hoffman rated it really liked it /5.Discussion of De Quincey's critical and narrative prose includes his skilled rewriting of a German forgery of a Waverly novel, as well as such better known works as 'Suspiria de Profundis', Murder Considered as one of the Fine Arts.' 'On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth', 'The English Mail-Coach,' and 'Wordsworth's Poetry.'.