Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Coleridge and the Uses of Division

by Seamus Perry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198183976

ISBN-13: 9780198183976

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Coleridge was a visionary drawn to the numinous, but he was also a spontaneous connoisseur of the sensory life. Such double-mindedness has often been criticized as a sort of incapacity; but the capability of entertaining equally necessary kinds of perception might be thought a kind of virtue. The study examines Coleridge's formative double-vision as it manifests

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Coleridge was a visionary drawn to the numinous, but he was also a spontaneous connoisseur of the sensory life. Such double-mindedness has often been criticized as a sort of incapacity; but the capability of entertaining equally necessary kinds of perception might be thought a kind of virtue. The study examines Coleridge's formative double-vision as it manifests itself in his profound self-analysis, his philosophy of mind, and his literary criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183976
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Oxford English Monographs Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Coleridge and Division
2. Coleridge's Visions
3. Atoning Plurality: The Mind and the World
4. The Ethics of Imagining
5. Radical Differences: Milton, Shakespeare, Wordsworth
Coda. The Incomprehensible Mariner
Index

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