Definition of De Quincey, Thomas in English:

De Quincey, Thomas

Line breaks: Thomas De Quin|cey
Pronunciation: /də ˈkwɪnsi
( 1785–1859), English essayist and critic. He achieved fame with his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1822), a study of his addiction to opium and its psychological effects.

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