14: de Quincey

Enough has been given to morality; now comes the turn of Taste. No murders were committed during the recording of this podcast on Thomas de Quincey’s weird sense of humor.

The Sometime Seminar discusses the work of nineteeth-century essayist Thomas de Quincey, focusing especially on “On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts.”

Supplemental links: Wikipedia on de Quincey and “On Murder”

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