2 edition of The confessions of an English opium-eater found in the catalog.
The confessions of an English opium-eater
Thomas De Quincey
|Statement||introduction by John E. Jordan.|
|Series||Everyman"s library ; no. 223|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
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Forging a link between artistic self-expression and addiction, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings seamlessly weaves the effects of drugs and the nature of dreams, memory, and imagination.
First published init paved the way for later generations of literary drug users, from Baudelaire to Burroughs, and anticipated psychoanalysis with its insights into the magny-notaires.com by: Apr 26, · So begins "The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater." Originally published in two parts in the "London Magazine" init is a gripping account of one Englishman's addiction to opium.
Thomas De Quincey details the effects of his opium use and in so doing warns the reader of the dangers and terrors of serious drug addiction/5(5). Sep 01, · Confessions of an English Opium-Eater launched a fascination with drug use that has continued to our day.
Here De Quincey invents recreational drug taking, but he also details both the lurid nightmares that beset him in the depths of his addiction as well as his humiliatingly futile attempts to renounce the drug/5(6).
"Confessions of an English Opium Eater" is a largely autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, first published anonymously in The confessions of an English opium-eater book and October of in the London Magazine, then released in book form inand again inin an edition revised by De Quincey.
I'm pretty sure I have the revised version in my hands, it certainly has enough very, very long footnotes on /5. Nov 06, · By the time Thomas De Quincey wrote "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" the subject of narcotics was very much a taboo, thus the author was the founder of a new type of literature - addiction literature/5(51).
Confessions of an English Opium Eater is largely about de Quincey's laudanum habit, although there was quite a bit about how he rebelled against his guardians, left university and eventually found himself destitute in London, wandering the streets with a young prostitute he had fallen in love with/5.
In his autobiographical account Confessions of an English Opium Eater (), English author Thomas De Quincey chronicles his addiction to laudanum (a popular opium cocktail of the time) and the growing impact it had on his life. The first major work De Quincey published, it explores themes of addiction, drug culture, and the way addicts are treated in society; it is one of the first works to deal with these topics.
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey. This edition was created and published by Global Grey ©GlobalGrey magny-notaires.com Jan 01, · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Confessions of an English Opium Eater is broken into two parts, each of which was published separately and each of which is broken further into sub-sections.
Overall, it is a selective autobiography of its author, with most focus on experiences that help explain his use of, addiction to, and ultimate defeat of opium.
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Jun 19, · Confessions of an Opium-Eater, first published anonymously (to some metropolitan sensation) in the London Magazine inappeared in book form. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, autobiographical narrative by English author Thomas De Quincey, first published in The London Magazine in two parts inthen as a book, with an appendix, in The avowed purpose of the first version of the Confessions was to warn the reader of the.
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life. It was criticized for presenting a too positive and too enticing picture of the opium experience to readers. Mar 27, · 'Confessions' is a remarkable account of the pleasures and pains of worshipping at the ‘Church of Opium’.
Thomas De Quincey consumed large daily quantities of laudanum (at the time a legal painkiller), and this autobiography of addiction hauntingly describes his surreal visions and hallucinatory nocturnal wanderings though London, along with the nightmares, despair and paranoia to which he 4/5(7).
Thomas Penson De Quincey (/ d ə ˈ k w ɪ n s i / ; 15 August – 8 December ) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (). Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West.
Read To the Reader of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey. The text begins: I here present you, courteous reader, with the record of a remarkable period of my life; according to my application of it, I trust that it will prove, not merely an interesting record, but, in a considerable degree, useful and instructive.
In that hope it is that I have drawn it up; and that. Dec 27, · 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater' () is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) addiction and its effect on his life.
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Written in'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater' brought literary fame and not a little notoriety to Thomas de Quincy. It blew the lid on widespread opium addiction in Regency England, 'outing' such worthies as Dr Abernethy, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William magny-notaires.com: Aziloth Books.Dec 01, · Buy a cheap copy of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater book by Thomas de Quincey.
In this remarkable autobiography, Thomas De Quincey hauntingly describes the surreal visions and hallucinatory nocturnal wanderings he took through London—and the Free shipping over $Cited by: Jul 11, · ‘Confessions of an English Opium-Eater’ by Thomas De Quincey was first published, anonymously, in two parts by the London Magazine in The following year it appeared as a novel and has been regularly reprinted ever since.