Frances Wilson is an English author and critic. She received a degree in English literature from St Hugh's College, Oxford, and a PhD from Sussex University. She taught English Literature at Reading University for 10 years, having previously taught at The University of Greenwich, leaving in 2005 to pursue a freelance career. She reviews for The Times Literary Supplement and The Daily Telegraph, and has been a judge for the Whitbread Biography Prize and the Man Booker Prize. She has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature since 2009 and, since 2016, has taught creative writing and English literature at Goldsmiths College, London.
Scenes of Terror, Deluge, and Sudden Death: A Life of Thomas De Quincey
Henrik Bering appreciates “Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey” by Frances Wilson....