Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by Harold Bloom


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604138092
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Series: Bloom's Modern Critical Views Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom's books -- about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature -- are as erudite as they are accessible.


New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

July 11, 1930

Place of Birth:

New York, New York


B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

Table of Contents

Editor's Note vii

Introduction Harold Bloom 1

The Biographia Literaria and the Contentions of English Romanticism Jerome J. McGann 17

The Imaginative Vision of Kubla Khan: On Coleridge's Introductory Note David Perkins 39

The Politics of "Frost at Midnight" Paul Magnuson 51

The Ancient Mariner: An Answer to Warren William Empson 71

Coleridge: Prescience, Tenacity and the Origin of Sociology Thomas McFarland 99

"Between Poetry and Oratory": Coleridge's Romantic Effusions J. Douglas Kneale 121

Coda: The Incomprehensible Mariner Seamus Perry 147

Pictorialism and Matter-of-Factness in Coleridge's Poems of Somerset Jack Stillinger 157

Christabel and the Origin of Evil William A. Ulmer 171

Chronology 203

Contributors 207

Bibliography 209

Acknowledgments 213

Index 215

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