Thomas de Quincey : new theoretical and critical directions / [edited by] Robert Morrison, Daniel Sanjiv Roberts

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Subjects: De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, c2008
Series: Routledge studies in romanticism
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xii, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. 'I Was Worshipped; I Was Sacrificed': A Passage to Thomas De Quincey / Robert Morrison, Daniel Sanjiv Roberts 1
2. 'Mix(ing) a Little with Alien Natures': Biblical Orientalism in De Quincey / Daniel Sanjiv Roberts 19
3. Brunonianism, Radicalism, and 'The Pleasures of Opium' / Barry Milligan 45
4. 'Earthquake and Eclipse': Radical Energies and De Quincey's 1821 Confessions / Robert Morrison 63
5. De Quincey and Men (of Letters) / John Whale 81
6. Wooing the Reader: De Quincey, Wordsworth and Women in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine / Julian North 99
7. De Quincey and the Secret Life of Books / Josephine McDonagh 123
8. National Bad Habits: Thomas De Quincey's Geography of Addiction / Joel Black 143
9. On the Language of the Sublime and the Sublime Nation in De Quincey: Toward a Reading of 'The English Mail-Coach' / Ian Balfour 165
10. Chambers of Horror: De Quincey's 'Postscript' to 'On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts' / Gregory Dart 187
11. 'A Deafening Menace in Tempestuous Uproars': De Quincey's 1856 Confessions, the Indian Mutiny, and the Response of Collins and Dickens / Charles Rzepka 211
Additional Authors: Morrison, Robert, 1961-
Roberts, Daniel Sanjiv
Notes: LCCN: 2007011497
ISBN: 9780415399630 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0415399637 (hardback : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: 'I was worshipped; I was sacrificed' : a passage to Thomas de Quincey / Robert Morrison and Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- 'Mix(ing) a little with alien natures' : biblical orientalism in De Quincey / Daniel Sanjiv Roberts -- Brunonianism, radicalism, and 'the pleasures of opium' / Barry Milligan -- 'Earthquake and eclipse' : radical energies and De Quincey's 1821 Confessions / Robert Morrison -- De Quincey and men (of letters) / John Whale -- Wooing the reader : De Quincey, Wordsworth and women in Tait's Edinburgh magazine / Julian North -- De Quincey and the secret life of books / Josephine McDonagh -- National bad habits : Thomas de Quincey's geography of addiction / Joel Black -- On the language of the sublime and the sublime nation in De Quincey : toward a reading of 'The English mail-coach' / Ian Balfour -- Chambers of horror : De Quincey's 'postscript' to 'On murder considered as one of the fine arts' / Gregory Dart -- 'A deafening menace in tempestuous uproars' : De Quincey's 1856 Confessions, the Indian mutiny, and the response of Collins and Dickens / Charles Rzepka
OCLC Number: 86090564
ISBN/ISSN: 9780415399630
0415399637