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Readership: Readers of nineteenth-century classic literature, essays, and autobiography, and those interested in the literature of addiction and drug abuse; students of Romantic Literature, Victorian Literature, nineteenth-century literature.
Thomas De Quincey
Robert Morrison is the author of a critically acclaimed biography of De Quincey, The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009). He has edited volumes of De Quincey's complete Works for Pickering and Chatto, and he is the editor of On Murder, a collection of De Quincey's essays 'On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts' and other writings for OWC. He
has also co-edited with Chris Baldick Polidori's The Vampyre and Other Tales of the Macabre for OWC.
Note on the Text
A Chronology of Thomas De Quincey
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Suspiria de Profundis
The English Mail-Coach
Appendix A. Manuscript and Other Material relating to Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Appendix B. Manuscript Material relating to Suspiria de Profundis
Appendix C: Manuscript and Other Material relating to 'The English Mail-Coach'