On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts: And Other Writings

On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts: And Other Writings

by Thomas De Quincey
     
 

Take a look at the entertainment landscape today -- the most popular books, movies, and television shows all revolve around murder and its dissection by brilliant investigators. Renowned British essayist Thomas de Quincey stumbled on this truth early in the nineteenth century, prompting him to pen the satirical piece "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts."

Overview

Take a look at the entertainment landscape today -- the most popular books, movies, and television shows all revolve around murder and its dissection by brilliant investigators. Renowned British essayist Thomas de Quincey stumbled on this truth early in the nineteenth century, prompting him to pen the satirical piece "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." In it, de Quincey gets to the very heart of our ongoing obsession with the finer points of killing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775458265
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
799,585
File size:
326 KB

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