Piranesi's prison: Thomas de Quincey and the failure of autobiography

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Abstract

Focuses on Thomas de Quincey's autobiographical writing. Series of losses in texts of 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater'; Ordering of temporal events within a larger harmonious framework; Influence of death of Quincey's sister.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)809-824
Number of pages16
JournalSEL - Studies in English Literature
Volume33
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 1993

Keywords

  • DE Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859
  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • CRITICISM
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL aspects

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