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I took it: - and in an hour, oh! Heavens! what a revulsion! what an upheaving, from its lowest depths, of the internal spirit! what an apocalypse of the realm inside me!'

Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) introduced a fascination with drug use and abuse that has persisted from his day to ours. within the Confessions De Quincey invents leisure drug taking, yet he additionally information either the lurid nightmares that beset him within the depths of his dependancy in addition to his humiliatingly futile makes an attempt to give up the drug. Suspiria de Profundis centres at the deep afflictions of De Quincey's youth, and examines
the robust and infrequently paradoxical courting among medicines and human creativity. In 'The English Mail-Coach', the tragedies of De Quincey's prior are performed out with scary repetitiveness opposed to a backdrop of england as a Protestant and an imperial energy.

This version offers De Quincey's best essays in impassioned autobiography, including 3 appendices which are highlighted via a wealth of manuscript fabric relating to the 3 major texts.

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