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On murder, Thomas de Quincey

Label
On murder
Title
On murder
Statement of responsibility
Thomas de Quincey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This edition includes all De Quincey's essays on murder with his thoughts on criminality, art, violence and the sublime. They centre on the notorious career of the murderer John Williams, as De Quincey turns morality on its head and celebrates and dissects the art of murder
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1785-1859
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De Quincey, Thomas
Dewey number
  • 828.8'09
  • 828.809
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1961-
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Morrison, Robert
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Williams, John
  • De Quincey, Thomas
  • Murder
  • Murder in literature
  • Literature
Target audience
specialized
Label
On murder, Thomas de Quincey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This ed. originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Contents: On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth - On murder considered as one of the fine arts - The avenger - Second paper on murder considered as one of the fine arts - Postscript [to On murder considered as one of the fine arts]
Control code
9780199539048
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Morrison.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780199539048
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
On murder, Thomas de Quincey
Publication
Note
This ed. originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Contents: On the knocking at the gate in Macbeth - On murder considered as one of the fine arts - The avenger - Second paper on murder considered as one of the fine arts - Postscript [to On murder considered as one of the fine arts]
Control code
9780199539048
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Morrison.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780199539048
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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