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On Murder Considered As One of the Fine Arts: Being an Address Made to a Gentleman's Club Concerning Its Aesthetic Appreciation
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from Createspace Independent Pub (February 8, 2014)
9781495478413 | details & prices | 65 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.28 lbs | List price $4.95
About: In this dispassionate analysis of the act of murder, De Quincey’s innovative, idiosyncratic artistic vision found space for gruesome reportage, satire, literary criticism, and aesthetic judgments, in a work strewn with examples ranging from antiquity to his own time, including the urban serial-killer John Williams.