The Infection of Thomas De Quincey: A Psychopathology of Imperialism John Barrell

ISBN: 9780300049329

Published: June 26th 1991

Hardcover

288 pages


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The Infection of Thomas De Quincey: A Psychopathology of Imperialism  by  John Barrell

The Infection of Thomas De Quincey: A Psychopathology of Imperialism by John Barrell
June 26th 1991 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780300049329 | 9.41 Mb

Best known for his work Confessions of an English Opium Eater, the Victorian writer Thomas De Quincey was a journalist and propagandist of Empire, of oriental aggression, and of racial paranoia who harbored and expressed the most ferocious and brutalMoreBest known for his work Confessions of an English Opium Eater, the Victorian writer Thomas De Quincey was a journalist and propagandist of Empire, of oriental aggression, and of racial paranoia who harbored and expressed the most ferocious and brutal denunciation of Orientals.

This remarkable book is an account of De Quinceys fears of all things oriental- it is also an extraordinary analysis of the psychopathology of mid-Victorian imperialist culture.



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