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Thomas De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey

Thomas Penson De Quincey - English writer, essayist, and literary critic, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821). Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West.

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December 8, 1859
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August 15, 1785
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