Samuel Taylor Coleridge





Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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born
in Ottery St Mary, Devonshire, England, The United Kingdom
October 21, 1772

died
July 25, 1834

gender
male

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influences


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Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, critic, and philosopher who was, along with his friend William Wordsworth, one of the founders of the Romantic Movement in England and one of the Lake Poets. He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as his major prose work Biographia Literaria.


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The Rime of the Ancient Mar...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 25,010 ratings — published 1798 — 142 editions
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The Complete Poems
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,557 ratings — published 1907 — 4 editions
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The Rime of the Ancient Mar...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,490 ratings — published 1798 — 12 editions
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Kubla Khan
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 990 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Coleridge's Poetry and Prose
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1895 — 6 editions
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Biographia Literaria: Biogr...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1906 — 52 editions
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Ancient Mariner; Kubla Khan...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Major Works
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Selected Poems
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 1902 — 50 editions
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Works of Samuel Taylor Cole...
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More books by Samuel Taylor Coleridge…
“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Literary Remains, Vol. 1

“What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if,when you awoke,you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems

“Silence does not always mark wisdom.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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