In This Remarkable Autobiography, Thomas De Quincey Hauntingly Describes The Surreal Visions Hallucinatory Nocturnal Wanderings He Took Thru London The Nightmares, Despair Paranoia To Which He Became Prey Under The Influence Of The Then Legal Painkiller Laudanum Forging A Link Between Artistic Self Expression Addiction, Confessions Seamlessly Weaves The Effects Of Drugs The Nature Of Dreams, Memory Imagination First Published In 1821, It Paved The Way For Later Generations Of Literary Drug Users, From Baudelaire To Burroughs, Anticipated Psychoanalysis With Its Insights Into The Unconscious.
Thomas de Quincey was an English author and intellectual, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater 1821.See also
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