The Cambridge Companion to Coleridge

The Cambridge Companion to Coleridge

by Lucy Newlyn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521659094

ISBN-13: 9780521659093

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is one of the most influential, and one of the most enigmatic, of all Romantic figures. This Cambridge Companion does full justice to the many facets of Coleridge's life and work. Specially commissioned essays focus on his major poems, his notebooks and the Biographia Literaria. Attention is given to his role as talker, journalist, critic,

Overview

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is one of the most influential, and one of the most enigmatic, of all Romantic figures. This Cambridge Companion does full justice to the many facets of Coleridge's life and work. Specially commissioned essays focus on his major poems, his notebooks and the Biographia Literaria. Attention is given to his role as talker, journalist, critic, and philosopher, his politics, religion, and his contemporary and subsequent reputation. A chronology and guides to further reading complete the volume, making this an indispensable guide to Coleridge and his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521659093
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronology; Part I. Texts and Contexts: 1. The life Kelvin Everest; 2. The 'Conversation' poems Paul Magnuson; 3. Superstition and the supernatural in the poems Tim Fulford; 4. Biographia Literaria James Engell; 5. The Notebooks Josie Dixon; 6. The later poetry Jim Mays; Part II. Two Discursive Modes: 7. The talker Seamus Perry; 8. The journalist Deirdre Coleman; 9. The critic Angela Esterhammer; 10. The political thinker Peter Kitson; 11. The philosopher Paul Hamilton; 12. The religious thinker Mary Anne Perkins; Part III. Themes and Topics: 13. Gender Julie Carlson; 14. Symbol James McKusick; 15. The afterlife John Beer; Guide to further reading.

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