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" The poet, described in ideal perfection, brings the whole soul of man into activity, with the subordination of its faculties to each other, according to their relative worth and dignity. He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity, that blends, and (as it... "
Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 451
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
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The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

Laurence Coupe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 315 pages
...fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination. This power, first put in...under their irremissive, though gentle and unnoticed controul . . . reveals itself in the balance or reconciliation of opposite or discordant qualities:...
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Das Schöpferische in der Literatur: Theorien der dichterischen Phantasie

András Horn - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) - 2000 - 119 pages
...Einheit zu stiften: „He [the poet] diffuses a tone and spirit of unity that blends and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination. This power [...] reveals itself in the balance...
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The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

Laurence Coupe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 315 pages
...their relative worth and dignity. He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity that blends and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination. This power, first put in action by the will...
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The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

Laurence Coupe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 315 pages
...their relative worth and dignity. He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity that blends and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination. This power, first put in action by the will...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...their relative worth and dignity. He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity, that blends, and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical...first put in action by the will and understanding, and letained under their irremissive, though gentle and unno ticed, control, laxis effertur habenis, reveals...
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Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings: A Guide to Middle-earth

Colin Duriez - Fiction - 2001 - 296 pages
...revealed in poetry, is set out by Coleridge in his Biographia Literaria (1817): This power, first put into action by the will and understanding, and retained...their irremissive, though gentle and unnoticed control . . . , reveals itself in the balance or reconcilement of opposite or discordant qualities: of sameness,...
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British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind

Alan Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2001
...imagination, after all, goes on to specify just such volitional activity: "This power, first put into action by the will and understanding, and retained...under their irremissive, though gentle and unnoticed, controul (laxis ejjertur habenis) reveals itself in the balance or reconciliation of opposite or discordant...
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Verstand und Einbildungskraft in der englischen Romantik: S.T. Coleridge als ...

Hans Werner Breunig - English literature - 2002 - 328 pages
...vollbringt, beschrieben: "He [the poet] diffuses a tone, and a spirit of unity, that blends, and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power, to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination." 204 Die sekundäre Einbildungskraft in ihrer...
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Scientist of the Strange: The Poetry of Peter Redgrove

Paul Bentley - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 180 pages
...recalls Coleridge's characterization of the poet's "tone and spirit of unity that blends and (as it were) fuses each into each by that synthetic and magical...which I would exclusively appropriate the name of imagination."65 Objects in Raine tend to remain discrete, isolated. Even as the poet toys with one...
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The Kabbalah of the Soul: The Transformative Psychology and Practices of ...

Leonora Leet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 384 pages
...discussion of the ideal poet: He diffuses a tone and spirit of unity, that blends, and (as it were) fuses, each into each, by that synthetic and magical power, to which we have exclusively appropriated the name of imagination. This power, first put in action by the will...
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