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Thomas De Quincey

Author (15-Aug-1785 — 8-Dec-1859)


John Barrell. Infection of Thomas de Quincey: The Psychopathology of Imperialism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 1991. 288pp.

Willard Hallam Bonner. De Quincey at Work. Buffalo, NY: Airport Publishers. 1936. 111pp.

Frederick Burwick. Thomas De Quincey: Knowledge and Power. Palgrave Macmillan. 2001. 208pp.

Alina Clej. Genealogy of the Modern Self: Thomas de Quincey and the Intoxication of Writing. Stanford University Press. 1995.

Horace Ainsworth Eaton. Thomas de Quincey: A Biography. New York: Oxford University Press. 1936.

T. J. Fulford. Romanticism and Masculinity: Gender, Politics and Poetics in the Writing of Burke, Coleridge, Cobbett, Wordsworth, De Quincey and Hazlitt. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 1999. 264pp.

J. A. Green. Thomas de Quincey: A Bibliography based upon the De Quincey Collection in the Moss Side Library. Manchester: Free Reference Library & Moss Side Library. 1908. 110pp. Contents 796 entries.

James Hogg. De Quincey and His Friends. Personal Recollections , Souvenirs and Anecdotes of Thomas De Quincey His Friends and Associates Written and Collected by James Hogg. London: Sampson Low, Martson and Company. 1895. 372pp.

John Emory Jordan. Thomas de Quincey, Literary Critic: His Method and Achievement. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1952. 301pp.

Grevel Lindop. The Opium-Eater: A Life of Thomas De Quincey. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.. 1981. 433pp.

V. A. de Luca. Thomas de Quincey: The Prose of Vision. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 1980. 167pp.

Judson S. Lyon. Thomas De Quincey. Twayne. 1969. 209pp.

David Masson. De Quincey. London: Macmillan. 1881. 200pp.

John C. Metcalf. De Quincey: A Portrait. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1940. 210pp.

Julian North. De Quincey Reviewed: Thomas De Quincey's Critical Reception, 1821-1994. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 1997. 179pp.

Sigmund Proctor. Thomas De Quincey's Theory of Literature. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1943. 313pp.

Daniel Sanjiv Roberts. Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge And The High Romantic Argument. Liverpool University Press. 2000. 311pp.

Margaret Russett. De Quincey's Romanticism: Canonical Minority and the Forms of Transmission. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1997. 311pp.

Charles J. Rzepka. Sacramental Commodities: Gift, Text, and the Sublime in De Quincey. University of Massachusetts Press. 1995.

Robert Lance Snyder (editor). Thomas De Quincey: Bicentenary Studies. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. 1985. 375pp.

Neil Tomkinson. The Christian Faith and Practice of Samuel Johnson, Thomas de Quincey and Thomas Love Peacock. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. 1992. 260pp.

Edward Sackville West. A Flame in Sunlight: The Life and Work of Thomas De Quincey. London: Cassell. 1936. 352pp.

John C. Whale. Thomas De Quincey's Reluctant Autobiography. London: Croom Helm. 1984. 245pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.408)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.65)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.112)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.266)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.144)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.162)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.144)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.66)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.118)

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