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Thomas De Quincey: The Complete Works

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    Thomas De Quincey: The Complete Works

    Editorial: JustinH

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9788832581195

    Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

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      Thomas De Quincey: The Complete Works Thomas de Quincey

      Thomas De Quincey: The Complete Works

      Medios de pago

        Thomas De Quincey: The Complete Works

        Editorial: JustinH

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9788832581195

        Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

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          Sinopsis
          20 Complete Works of Thomas De QuinceyAutobiographical SketchesBiographical EssaysMemorials and Other PapersMemorials and Other Papers, vol 1Memorials and Other Papers, vol 2Miscellaneous EssaysNarrative and Miscellaneous Papers, vol 1Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers, vol 2The CaesarsThe Confessions of an English Opium-EaterThe English Mail-Coach & Joan of ArcThe Notebook of an English Opium-EaterThe Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey,The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey Vol IIThe Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Vol 1The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Vol 2Theological Essays and Other Papers, vol 1Theological Essays and Other Papers, vol 2Walladmor Vol 1Walladmor Vol 2
          Acerca de Thomas de Quincey

          Thomas De Quincey was born on 15 August 1789 in Manchester, the son of an affluent cloth merchant. He ran away from the Manchester Grammar school aged 17 and travelled in poverty in Wales and London before being reconciled with his family. He then attended Oxford University, where he first began to take opium. Despite excelling at his studies, De Quincey left university without completing his degree and married Margaret Simpson, the daughter of a local farmer. Having exhausted his inheritance, partly due to his addiction to opium, De Quincey found work as a journalist and wrote prolifically on various subjects for numerous publications. Confessions of a English Opium-Eater was published in the London Magazine in 1821 and found instant success. He went on to write several novels and biographies, and his unusual autobiographical style made his work extremely popular on both sides of the Atlantic. When De Quincey's wife Margaret died in 1837, his opium addiction worsened and he moved away from London to Scotland to relieve his straitened finances. He died in Edinburgh on 8 December 1859

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