Samuel Taylor Coleridge





Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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

Died
July 25, 1834

Genre

Influences


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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The Complete Poems

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4.07 avg rating — 5,746 ratings — published 1834 — 6 editions
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The Rime of the Ancient Mar...

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3.94 avg rating — 2,801 ratings — published 1798 — 26 editions
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Kubla Khan

4.03 avg rating — 2,308 ratings — published 1816 — 8 editions
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Coleridge's Poetry and Prose

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4.11 avg rating — 607 ratings — published 1895 — 8 editions
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Ancient Mariner; Kubla Khan...

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4.16 avg rating — 450 ratings — published 1896 — 16 editions
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Biographia Literaria: Biogr...

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3.94 avg rating — 419 ratings — published 1906 — 67 editions
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The Major Works

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4.15 avg rating — 365 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Selected Poetry

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4.07 avg rating — 349 ratings — published 1902 — 10 editions
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Christabel

3.87 avg rating — 330 ratings — published 1816 — 11 editions
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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 dreamed
And what if
In your dream
You went to heaven
And there plucked a strange and beautiful flower
And what if
When you awoke
You had that flower in you hand
Ah, what then?”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems

“Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, everywhere,
Nor any drop to drink.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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