DE QUINCEY'S "KNOCKING AT THE GATE OF MACBETH": DREAM AND PROSE ART
- Thomas De Quincey's Spanish Military Nun: Questions of historical authenticity and plagiarism. May, Claire B. // English Language Notes;Dec94, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p38
Presents a criticism of Thomas De Quincey's article entitled `The Spanish Military Nun.' Story's historical basis; De Quincey's originality in retelling the story.
- De Quincey and the Opium-Eater's Other Selves. Morrison, Robert // Romanticism;1999, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p87
Focuses on fictive constructs in Thomas De Quincey's poem 'English Opium-Eater.' Interest in the rhetorical manipulation of identity and character; De Quincey's fascination with pseudonyms and the manufacturing of identity; Fictionalization of identity; Creation of the Opium-Eater in the image...
- Three uncollected Coleridgean Marginalia from De Quincey. Roberts, Daniel Sanjiv // Notes & Queries;Sep94, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p329
Focuses on Thomas De Quincey's quotations on Samuel Taylor Coleridge's three uncollected marginalia. Herder's `Metakritik'; Kant's `Der Streit der Fakultaten'; Coleridgean marginalia in the context of De Quincey's essay as an indication of German late Enlightenment thinking in England.
- De Quincey's `immortal druggist' and Wordsworth's `Power of Music'. Lindop, Grevel // Notes & Queries;Sep94, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p341
Focuses on Thomas De Quincey's use of a phrase from William Wordsworth's poem `Power of Music' in his work `Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.' De Quincey's account of his first purchase of opium; Passage casting doubt on the mortal nature of the druggist; Comparison between De Quincey's...
- Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. de Quincey, Thomas // World's Greatest Books -- Volume 09 -- Lives & Letters;3/1/2006, p96
This article features the life and works of British essayist and critic Thomas de Quincey. The first installment of his book "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" appeared in the "London Magazine" in September 1821, which attracted universal attention by its subject-matter and style. After he...
- Addison, Quintilian, and Wordsworth's `Lucy'. Roman, Laura E. // Notes & Queries;Mar99, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p41
Focuses on Thomas De Quincey's preoccupation with William Wordsworth's Lucy poems. Questions raised over the identity of Lucy; Symbolic aspects of Wordsworth's Lucy poems; Relation between Wordsworth's Lucy poems and De Quincey's `Suspiria de Profundis.'
- The `Scotchman of eminent name' in De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. Morrison, Robert // Notes & Queries;Mar99, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p45
Identifies Sir John Leslie as the `Scotchman of eminent name' in Thomas De Quincey's `Confessions of an English Opium-Eater,' based on Richard Woodhouse's record of his autumn 1821 conversations with De Quincey. Relationship between De Quincey and Woodhouse; Leslie's presence in De Quincey's...
- `An Edinburgh surgeon of great eminence' in De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater'. Morrison, Robert // Notes & Queries;Mar99, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p47
Identifies the `Edinburgh surgeon of great eminence' referred to by Thomas De Quincey in the closing paragraphs of the 1821 `Confessions of an English Opium-Eater,' as George Bell, who treated De Quincey in Edinburgh in late 1820. Background information about Bell; Bell's prescription for De...
- Dc Quincey's Anarchic Moments. Whale, John C. // Essays in Criticism;Oct1983, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p273
Comments on the similarities between the "spots of time" in William Wordworth's "The Prelude" and the "moment" in Thomas De Quincey's autobiographical writing. Definition of the spots by their restorative power which continues in contrast to the events of usual experience; Presence of the...