De Quincey"s art of autobiography by Edmund Baxter

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Authorship -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Self in literature.,
  • Autobiography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-211) and index.

Book details

StatementEdmund Baxter.
LC ClassificationsPR4537 .B39 1990b
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1638223M
ISBN 100748601384, 0748601813
LC Control Number91190510

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