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Biographia literaria

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Biographia literaria

or, biographical sketches ofmy literary life and opinions

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This ed. originally published 1906.

Statementedited with an introduction by George Watson.
SeriesEveryman"s library -- 11
ContributionsWatson, George, 1927-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 303p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22469715M

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Coleridge also addresses the issue of literary critics, some of whom he had problems with regarding his own works. The poet, he feels, should write about subjects that are outside his own sensations Biographia literaria book experiences. The brilliance of the poet must elicit feelings of excitement and emotion in the reader and Coleridge examines how this process functions and why some writers are more popular than others. Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor. But in as much as the latter stands practically in reference to the former, we of course represent the sum as I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf.

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Now the transcendental philosophy demands; first, that two forces should be conceived which counteract each other by their essential nature; not only not in consequence of the accidental direction of each, but as prior to all direction, nay, as the primary forces from which the conditions of all possible directions are derivative and deducible: secondly, that these forces should be assumed to be both alike infinite, both alike indestructible.

I say in the present work. Biographia Literaria is concerned with the form of poetry, the genius of the poet and the relationship to philosophy.

Full title: Biographia Literaria; or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions. What my additional purposes were, will be seen in the following pages. But of the objects, which I proposed to myself, it was not the least important to effect, as far as possible, a settlement of the long continued controversy concerning the true nature of poetic diction; and at the same time to define with the utmost impartiality the real poetic character of the poet, by whose writings this controversy was first kindled, and has been since fuelled and fanned.

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Be assured, if you do publish this Chapter in the present work, you will be reminded of Bishop Berkeley's Siris, announced as an Essay on Tar-water, which beginning with Tar ends with the Trinity, the omne scibile forming the interspace.

The book is a series of first person essays on philosophy and literary criticism. There are many passages from various authors in Biographia Lieteraria and much of the book examines the works of Wordsworth and Shakespeare, both contemporaries of Coleridge, as Coleridge examines the link between literature and philosophy.

But equally with the ordinary memory the Fancy must receive all its materials ready made from the law of association. A critique on the qualities of Wordsworth's poetry concludes the volume. If your IP address is shown by Maxmind to be outside of Germany and you were momentarily blocked, another issue is that some Web browsers erroneously cache the block.

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Biographia Literaria by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

This section contains words approx. The order in which the questions are Biographia literaria book look irrational, but it is Wordsworth's own order and there are good reasons for it. After registration successfully they will sent you email confirmation that you want to read book with ISBN Early reactions were that it was a demonstration of Coleridge's opiate-driven decline into ill health.

For the purposes of mathematical calculus it is indifferent which force we term negative, and which positive, and consequently we appropriate the latter to that, which happens to be the principal object in our thoughts.

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Initially criticized as the product of Coleridge's opiate-driven descent into illness, more recent critics have given the work far more credit and recognition.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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