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Thomas Penson De Quincey (;De Quincey. Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. HarperCollins Publishers. (accessed: 29 June 2013). 15 August 17858 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).Eaton, Horace Ainsworth, Thomas De Quincey: A Biography, New York, Oxford University Press, 1936; reprinted New York, Octagon Books, 1972;Lindop, Grevel. The Opium-Eater: A Life of Thomas De Quincey, London, J. M. Dent & Sons, 1981. Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West.Morrison, Robert. "De Quincey's Wicked Book", OUP Blog. Oxford University Press, 2013.

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by De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859
London : J.M. Dent ; New York : E.P. Dutton, 19127, c1912
by De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859
London, J. M. Dent & sons, ltd., New York, E. P. Dutton & co.,inc. [1929]
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