Guilty thing : a life of Thomas De Quincey
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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
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Downtown Branch - Adult Non-Fiction
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Published
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
Format
Book
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397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
UPC
40026553103, 99969398224

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"A biography of the last of the Romantics describes his rags-to-riches life and career as a journalist, translator, essayist and opium addict who inspired generations of writers with his emotional memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater,"--,NoveList.
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De Quincey became an opium-eater in college because of problems with pain, but the drug allowed him to divest himself of guilt as he became one of the most original journalists of his age. In examining the life of De Quincey, Wilson examines his obsessions with Wordsworth and Coleridge, and discusses his influence on Poe, Dostoevsky, Dickens, and others.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, F. (2016). Guilty thing: a life of Thomas De Quincey (First American edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, Frances, 1964-. 2016. Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, Frances, 1964-. Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, Frances. Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey First American edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

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