Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings [Audiobook] download free by Thomas De Quincey

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings Audiobook download free by Thomas De Quincey
  • Listen audiobook: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
  • Author: Thomas De Quincey
  • Release date: 2013/7/7
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780199600618
  • Rating: 7.3 of 10
  • Votes: 291
  • Review by: Madalyn Mata
  • Review rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/3
  • Duration: 4H55M3S in 256 kbps (76.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG-4 ALS, MP3, ATRAC, WMA, MPEG4, FLAC, Shorten (compression ZIP, DEB, RAR, LZO)
  • Total pages original book: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 34M37S (9.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: I took it: - and in an hour, oh! Heavens! what a revulsion! what an upheaving, from its lowest depths, of the inner spirit! what an apocalypse of the world within me!'Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) launched a fascination with drug use and abuse that has continued from his day to ours. In the Confessions De Quincey invents recreational drug taking, but he also details both the lurid nightmares that beset him in the depths of his addiction as well as his humiliatingly futile attempts to renounce the drug. Suspiria de Profundis centres on the deep afflictions of De Quincey's childhood, and examinesthe powerful and often paradoxical relationship between drugs and human creativity. In 'The English Mail-Coach', the tragedies of De Quincey's past are played out with horrifying repetitiveness against a backdrop of Britain as a Protestant and an imperial power.This edition presents De Quincey's finest essays in impassioned autobiography, together with three appendices that are highlighted by a wealth of manuscript material related to the three main texts. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Classic Books & Novels, Memoirs, Autobiography: Literary, Prose: Non-fiction, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.78 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x196x18mm
  • Weight: 268g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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