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contains poems, selections from Biographia Literaria and Shakeperean Criticism from S.T.Coleridge. An English publication printed in the Soviet Union. There are Notes and commentary in Russian.
Hardcover, 447 pages
Published 1981 by Moscow Progress Publishers (first published January 1st 1895)
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Chris
What a difference 200 years can make. Coleridge's English was tough for me to follow at times. Several of the poems and The Biographia Literaria excerpts were a tough slog. The Shakespearean Criticism and the letters read much more easily (or was it because the latter two categories came later in the volume and I had accustomed myself to the cadence, etc. of that earlier English?) An acquaintance told me that Coleridge's Shakespearean critiques are still revered.
Anyway, I bought this book twent...more
Tina Dalton
"Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink"

Or how about

"The willing suspension of disbelief"

Recognize those iconic phrases? Coleridge at his finest. I LOVED reading the Rime of the Ancient Mariner again. So much better now that I'm an adult.
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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 Mariner The Complete Poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems Kubla Khan Biographia Literaria: Biographical Sketches of my Literary Life & Opinions

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