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Miscellaneous Essays

By Thomas De Quincey
Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas De Quincey digital book - Fable

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Thomas De Quincey's "Miscellaneous Essays" is a collection of essays covering a range of topics, from literary criticism to personal anecdotes. The collection includes some of his most famous works, such as "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater," as well as lesser-known pieces. In his essays, De Quincey demonstrates his love for literature, often using examples from works of literature to illustrate his arguments. He also touches on political and social issues of the time, such as the French Revolution and the state of education in England. Throughout the collection, De Quincey's prose is eloquent and imaginative, with a tendency towards long and complex sentences. His writing style is often praised for its beauty and vividness, though some critics have found it overly ornate and difficult to follow. Overall, "Miscellaneous Essays" provides a glimpse into the mind of a brilliant and curious writer, with a wide-ranging intellect and a passion for exploring the complexities of human experience.

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