Description - The Works of Thomas de Quincey by Grevel Lindop
Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) is considered one of the most important English prose writers of the early-19th century. This is the first part of a 21-volume set presenting De Quincey's work, also including previously unpublished material. De Quincy deeply influenced Edgar Allan Poe and numbers Dickens, Proust and Virginia Woolf among his many fans. Highlights of this volume include: De Quincy on murder; "Autobiographical Sketches", his 1803 diary; writings on politics, economics, and literary theory; and his contributions to the "Edinburgh Saturday Post". Volume 2 publishes the transcript to the manuscript of Part 1 of "Confessions of an English Opium Eater".
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Author Biography - Grevel Lindop
Editorial board Grevel Lindop is at the University of Manchester Edmund Baxter is an independent scholar Frederick Burwick is at the University of California, Los Angeles Alina Clej is at the University of Michigan David Groves is an independent scholar Robert Morrison is at Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada Julian North is at De Montfort University Daniel Roberts is at Queen's University, Belfast Laura Roman is at Worcester College, Oxford Barry Symonds is at the University of Manchester John Whale is at the University of Leeds