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Coleridge as critic. by Herbert Edward Read

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Knowledge -- Literature,
  • Criticism -- England -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4487.C7 R4
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6047379M
LC Control Number49006569
OCLC/WorldCa3253121

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  Literary Criticism of S.T. Coleridge By Nasrullah Mambrol on Novem • (15). The genius of Samuel Taylor Coleridge extended over many domains. In poetry he is best known for compositions such as The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Frost at Midnight, Christabel, and Kubla Khan, as well as Lyrical Ballads (), which he co-authored with Wordsworth. So, then there abide these three – Aristotle, Longinus and Coleridge. According to Arthur Symons, Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria is, the greatest book of criticism in English. Herbert Read concludes Coleridge as: head and shoulders above every other English critic.   Samuel Taylor Coleridge [] was a great poet, but he is also a great critic. He is one of the greatest of poet-critics that England has ever produced. He was a genius and when he inspired, and when the mood was upon him, he could create works of the highest order, but he was incapable of sustained and persistent labour. To be more precise, Coleridge is rightly a critic who, for all his shortcomings, h as anticipated the emerge nce of more than on e tr end in criticis m: formalism and its offshoot, "new criticism.

  Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born on Octo in Devon, England. A friend to poet William Wordsworth, Coleridge was a founder of the English Romantic Movement. His best known poems are "The.   “So, then there abide these three – Aristotle, Longinus and Coleridge.” According to Arthur Symons, Coleridge's Biographia Literaria is, “ the greatest book of criticism in English.” Herbert Read concludes Coleridge as: “ head and shoulders above every other English critic.”.   Coleridge’s views on critic Coleridge is the first English critic who based his literary criticism on philosophical principles. While critics before him had been content to turn a poem inside out and to discourse on its merits and demerits, Coleridge busied himself with the basic question of ‘how it came to be there at all’. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

Long celebrated as a great aesthetic idealist and champion of the imagination, Coleridge is now beginning to be understood as a literary critic with many other dimensions, with exciting and far-reaching insights into language, and with detailed notions about the psychological, historical, and linguistic demands of the literary experience. In this study, Timothy Corrigan sees Coleridge's. Characters of Shakespear's Plays is an book of criticism of Shakespeare's plays, written by early nineteenth century English essayist and literary critic William ed in reaction to the neoclassical approach to Shakespeare's plays typified by Samuel Johnson, it was among the first English-language studies of Shakespeare's plays to follow the manner of German critic August. Coleridge as critic. London, Faber and Faber [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Read.   Guite is a serious and substantive critic, and there is more about Coleridge's greatest poem here than in any work published in the last quarter-century. I imagine that this book may become a classic of Christian spirituality, a text for retreats, and, if it does, it will help resurrect Coleridge's own reputation in that regard.―Reviews: