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Poems - Coleridge
"Kubla Khan." "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." "The Eolian Harp." Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a genius who wrote some of the greatest poems in the history of the English language. Together with his friend William Wordsworth, he provided the best articulation of Romanticism, as well as some of the most powerful examples of that aesthetic. This collection, from the excelle ...more
Paperback, 535 pages
Published July 15th 1993 by Everyman Paperbacks
(first published January 1st 1902)
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I'm such a sucker for diary and journal-ish writing, I really loved this edition for the plethora of notes and introductions written by Coleridge himself. He seems so humble and so amused by his popularity. It's a dense volume, and I did take a break partway through, but his writing is really flawless. These days he seems less known for his play-writing, but they are really good reads. If you like Webster, I recommend "Remorse" (omg, so ridiculous, so good). If you like Shakepseare's history pla ...more
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.More about Samuel Taylor Coleridge...