DE QUINCEY'S "KNOCKING AT THE GATE OF MACBETH": DREAM AND PROSE ART
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- De Quincey's crazy body. Youngquist, Paul // PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;May99, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p346
Discusses the relation between the literary works and bodily health and care of the philosopher Thomas De Quincy. Implications of the essay `The Last Days of Immanuel Kant'; `Confessions of an English Opium Eater ' as a complaint against the emergence of public hygiene in the 19th century;...
- 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...
- 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...