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Thomas De Quincey : New Theoretical and Critical Directions.

By: Morrison, Robert.
Contributor(s): Roberts, Daniel S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Studies in Romanticism: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2012Copyright date: ©2009Description: 1 online resource (255 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781134148448.Subject(s): De Quincey, Thomas, -- 1785-1859 -- Criticism and interpretation | Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thomas De Quincey : New Theoretical and Critical DirectionsDDC classification: 828.809 LOC classification: PR4537 -- .T5 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Thomas De Quincey -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. 'I Was Worshipped -- I Was Sacrificed': A Passage to Thomas De Quincey: Robert Morrison and Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- 2. 'Mix(ing) a Little with Alien Natures': Biblical Orientalism in De Quincey: Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- 3. Brunonianism, Radicalism, and 'The Pleasures of Opium': Barry Milligan -- 4. 'Earthquake and Eclipse': Radical Energies and De Quincey's 1821 Confessions: Robert Morrison -- 5. De Quincey and Men (of Letters): John Whale -- 6. Wooing the Reader: De Quincey, Wordsworth and Women in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine: Julian North -- 7. De Quincey and the Secret Life of Books: Josephine McDonagh -- 8. National Bad Habits: Thomas De Quincey's Geography of Addiction : Joel Black -- 9. On the Language of the Sublime and the Sublime Nation in De Quincey: Toward a Reading of 'The English Mail-Coach': Ian Balfour -- 10. Chambers of Horror: De Quincey's 'Postscript' to 'On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts': Gregory Dart -- 11. 'A Deafening Menace in Tempestuous Uproars': De Quincey's 1856 Confessions, the Indian Mutiny, and the Response of Collins and Dickens: Charles J. Rzepka -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary: The ongoing critical fascination with Thomas De Quincey and the burgeoning recognition of the centrality of his writings to the Romantic age and beyond necessitates a critical examination of De Quincey. In this spirit, ten of the top De Quincey scholars in the world have come together in this volume to engage directly with the immense amount of new information to be published on De Quincey in the past two decades. The book features wide-ranging and incisive assessments of De Quincey as essayist, addict, economist, subversive, biographer, autobiographer, aesthete, innovator, hedonist, and much else.
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Front Cover -- Thomas De Quincey -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. 'I Was Worshipped -- I Was Sacrificed': A Passage to Thomas De Quincey: Robert Morrison and Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- 2. 'Mix(ing) a Little with Alien Natures': Biblical Orientalism in De Quincey: Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- 3. Brunonianism, Radicalism, and 'The Pleasures of Opium': Barry Milligan -- 4. 'Earthquake and Eclipse': Radical Energies and De Quincey's 1821 Confessions: Robert Morrison -- 5. De Quincey and Men (of Letters): John Whale -- 6. Wooing the Reader: De Quincey, Wordsworth and Women in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine: Julian North -- 7. De Quincey and the Secret Life of Books: Josephine McDonagh -- 8. National Bad Habits: Thomas De Quincey's Geography of Addiction : Joel Black -- 9. On the Language of the Sublime and the Sublime Nation in De Quincey: Toward a Reading of 'The English Mail-Coach': Ian Balfour -- 10. Chambers of Horror: De Quincey's 'Postscript' to 'On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts': Gregory Dart -- 11. 'A Deafening Menace in Tempestuous Uproars': De Quincey's 1856 Confessions, the Indian Mutiny, and the Response of Collins and Dickens: Charles J. Rzepka -- Contributors -- Index.

The ongoing critical fascination with Thomas De Quincey and the burgeoning recognition of the centrality of his writings to the Romantic age and beyond necessitates a critical examination of De Quincey. In this spirit, ten of the top De Quincey scholars in the world have come together in this volume to engage directly with the immense amount of new information to be published on De Quincey in the past two decades. The book features wide-ranging and incisive assessments of De Quincey as essayist, addict, economist, subversive, biographer, autobiographer, aesthete, innovator, hedonist, and much else.

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