Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions, Part 1
Biographia Literaria has emerged over the last century as a supreme work of literary criticism and one of the classics of English literature. Into this volume poured 20 years of speculation about the criticism and uses of poetry and about the psychology of art. Following the text of the 1817 edition, the editors offer the first completely annotated edition of the highly allusive work.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge James Engell, Walter Jackson Bate. SAMUEL TAYLOR
COLERIDGE 1. From a crayon drawing by George Dawe, December 181 1
Collection Lord Coleridge, Ottery St Mary reproduced by kind permission.
Considering how central these chapters are to our understanding of Coleridge's
thought as a whole, how crammed they are with allusions of every kind, and
weighted by the problem of sources we have mentioned, the increase in
... obtains four- power pact against separate negotiations (22 Mar) Ministers
decide against further negotiation with Bonaparte (31 Mar) Inhabitants of Paris
invited to choose what kind of government France should have (2 Apr) Senate
... Fetter Lane (18 November 1811 to 27 January 1812), which not only are one of
the classics of English criticism but aroused popular interest at the time (
Coleridge, said Byron, who attended some of the lectures, is "a kind of rage at
3 The truth is that Wordsworth, once embarked (however unwillingly) on the 1800
Preface, concentrated entirely on what applied to his own poetry or on aspects of
it that he felt needed a defence. No room at all was made for the kind of poetry ...
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