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  Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born on October 21, 1772 in Ottery St Mary in Devonshire.
Coleridge was critical of the literary taste of his contemporaries, and a literary conservative insofar as he was afraid that the lack of taste in the ever growing masses of literate people would mean a continued desecration of literature itself.
Coleridge was the father of Hartley Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, and Derwent Coleridge and grandfather of Herbert Coleridge, Ernest Hartley Coleridge and Christabel Coleridge.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge - MSN Encarta
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), English poet, critic, and philosopher, who was a leader of the romantic movement (see Romanticism).
Coleridge was born in Ottery Saint Mary in the English county of Devonshire on October 21, 1772.
Coleridge left Cambridge without a degree and worked with his university friend the poet Robert Southey on a plan, soon abandoned, to found a utopian society in Pennsylvania.
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 SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE - LoveToKnow Article on SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Coleridge was anxious to embody a dream of a friend, and the suggestion of the shooting of the albatross came from Wordsworth, who gained the idea from Shelvockes Voyage (1726).
Coleridge died in the communion of the Church of England, of whose polity and teaching he had been for many years a loving admirer.
Coleridge was in England the creator of that higher criticism which had already in Germany accomplished 50 much in the hands of Lessing and Goethe.
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 Coleridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Nelson Coleridge, British lawyer, nephew and son-in-law of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Herbert Coleridge, British philologist and lexicographer, son of Sara Coleridge and Henry Nelson Coleridge
Sara Coleridge, British writer, daughter of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and wife of her cousin Henry Nelson Coleridge
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 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The son of a clergyman, Coleridge was a precocious, dreamy child.
Coleridge’s main contribution to the volume was the haunting, dreamlike ballad “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” This long poem, as well as “Kubla Khan” and “Christabel,”; written during the same period, are Coleridge’s best-known works.
Coleridge’s lifelong friend Charles Lamb called him a “damaged archangel.” Indeed, 20th-century editorial scholarship has unearthed additional evidence of plagiarism; thus, Coleridge is still a controversial figure.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Coleridge's main contribution to the volume was the haunting, dreamlike ballad "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." This long poem, as well as "Kubla Khan" and "Christabel," written during the same period, are Coleridge's best-known works.
The marriage of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Jessie Walmisley.
Coleridge's "The raven" and the forging of radicalism.(Samuel Taylor Coleridge)(Critical Essay)
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Biography and Works
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in Ottery St Mary, Devonshire, as the youngest son of the vicar of Ottery St Mary.
Coleridge was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1824.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Biographia Literaria The Biographia Literaria was one of Coleridge's main critical studies.
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 A Biographical Sketch by blupete: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834): "Wrecked in a Mist of Opium."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was the youngest son of the Reverend John Coleridge, the vicar of Ottery St. Mary, a parish in the southern quarter of Devonshire.
Coleridge, now with a wife and child to support and another on the way, determined to go to work as a Unitarian minister; his first appointment was to be in Shrewsbury.
Coleridge charmed people with his talk; he was a "brilliant conversationalist." It was one of the reasons, in later years that he was such a hit on the lecture circuit.
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 The Academy of American Poets - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, a leader of the British Romantic movement, was born on October 21, 1772, in Devonshire, England.
Coleridge's father had always wanted his son to be a clergyman, so when Coleridge entered Jesus College, University of Cambridge in 1791, he focused on a future in the Church of England.
Coleridge wed in 1795, in spite of the fact that he still loved Mary Evans, who was engaged to another man. Coleridge's marriage was unhappy and he spent much of it apart from his wife.
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 Island of Freedom - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In 1794 Coleridge met the equally radical and idealistic poet Robert Southey, and together the two planned a utopian community, or pantisocracy, to be founded on the banks of the Susquehanna River in the United States.
Coleridge's marital difficulties added to other miseries, for he was by then addicted to laudanum (opium dissolved in alcohol), a commonly prescribed drug, and aware that his poetic talent was fading.
Coleridge was esteemed by some of his contemporaries and is generally recognized today as a lyrical poet and literary critic of the first rank.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the youngest son of the vicar of Ottery St Mary, Devon, was born in 1772.
Samuel and Sarah Coleridge moved to Bristol where he lectured at Unitarian chapels and wrote over fifty articles for the Morning Chronicle that gave him the opportunity to explain the ideas of Joseph Priestley and William Godwin to a large audience.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of a heart attack in 1834.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge Biography - Poems
Samuel Taylor "Estese" Coleridge, was born in Otterey St Mary, England on October 21st, 1772.
Coleridge was suppose to fight in France, however he escaped and was soon arranged to discharged by his brother George on reasons of insanity.
Coleridge and Wordsworth left for Germany with William's sister Dorothy in the autumn of 1798.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (October 21, 1772 – July 25, 1834) 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 as one of the Lake Poets.
He also was reported to have been, according to Dorothy Wordsworth, a "terrible lover" and "one whose realm is not that of the land twixt the sheets," alluding to the fact that opium caused him to have terrible gynecomastia and erectile dysfunction.
Coleridge was the father of Hartley Coleridge and Sara Coleridge, and grandfather of Herbert Coleridge and Ernest Hartley Coleridge.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Books and Biography
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was born in Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, as the youngest son of the vicar of Ottery St Mary.
Coleridge moved with him to Bristol to establish a community, but the plan failed.
Coleridge's daughter Sara (1802-1852) was also a writer and translator.
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Coleridge first met William Wordsworth in 1797 while he was living in the West Country.
In 1800 Coleridge moved to the Lake District to be close to Wordsworth.
This was a happier period in Coleridge's life and he became known as the 'sage of Highgate'.
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 The Literary Gothic | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, critic, lecturer, Unitarian minister, moralizer, world-class talker, friend of William Wordsworth, and one of the most canonical (for what that's worth) figures of the British Romantic period, Coleridge (or STC, as he often referred to himself) is the "major" Romantic figure most associated with the Gothic, both now and in his lifetime.
STC's most well-known poem, this major contribution to the Romantic and Gothic traditions is a powerful rendition of the Romantic quest, a journey of suffering, expiation, guilt and the assertion of Self.
STC could struggle with despair and a sort of proto-existentialist gloom like no other Romantic poet (though John Clare comes close), and in these works Coleridge gives us dark glimpses into Romantic understandings of the mind and the emotions, a process begun by the Gothic.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Coleridge wrote several liberal Christian theological works as well as a great deal of literary criticism.
Coleridge defined the "reconciliation of opposites," a copncept in which two opposite but equal forces will react to and interact upon one another so that a third force will result, which is different than the sum of both or either one taken singly.
The poem starts out melancholy in tone, but Coleridge ends by being glad for the joy his friend can experience in seeing the sites, and by contemplating on a common spiritual bond that might arise from all seeing the same flbird, even though they are not together physically.
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 About Samuel Taylor Coleridge
He was found early the next morning by a neighbor, but the events of his night outdoors frequently showed up in imagery in his poems as well as the notebooks he kept for most of his adult life.
Coleridge was very ill around this time and probably took laudanum for the illness, thus beginning his lifelong opium addiction.
Coleridge summed himself up this way, in the epitaph he wrote for himself: Beneath this sod A Poet lies; or that which once was he.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in Ottery St. Mary, England on October 21, 1772, to the minister John Coleridge and Ann Bowden.
Samuel was publishing new works, like Aids to Reflection in 1825, and was reprinting old ones in hopes of finally making a real financial contribution to his family.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, inspired by Samuel Purchas' Pilgrimes, wrote a poem about Kublai Khan and Xanadu in 1798, entitled Kubla Khan (click the link to see the poem).
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge Biography
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in Ottery St. Mary on 21 October 1772, youngest of the ten children of John Coleridge, a minister, and Ann Bowden Coleridge.
He was found early the next morning by a neighbor, but the events of his night outdoors frequently showed up in imagery in his poems (and his nightmares) as well as the notebooks he kept for most of his adult life.
John Coleridge died in 1781, and Col was sent away to a London charity school for children of the clergy.
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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poetry Coleridge is probably best known for his hypnotic long poems, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Christabel.
Other Interests Although known today primarily for his poetry, Coleridge also published essays and books on literary theory and criticism and on politics, philosophy, and theology.
But Coleridge was more public than most about his addiction and his feelings of moral guilt at being addicted.
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 Encyclopedia Barfieldiana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Coleridge's fame and reputation suffered, both in his own time and today, because of his presumed-to-be-unhealthy interest in German philosophy--a price Barfield too has paid in a century in which Germany has inaugurated two world wars.
As a scientist, as a knower, he largely confined himself to the realm of natural science and his regular industry combined with his great genius had by the end of his life illuminated this realm with a steadily increasing flood of light.
Coleridge never succeeded in finding his feet on earth at all.
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 Victoria University Library--Coleridge Collection
The complete edition of Coleridge's letters, augmented by his early family letters and the letters of his son, Hartley, all from Oxford University Press.
Coleridge and Literary Society, 1790 - 1834: the Papers of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834) from the British Library, London.
It includes numerous citations to works written by and about S.T. Coleridge and his contemporaries, including monographs and articles published from the late 18th to the early 20th centuries, and Coleridge's work in different editions published under the editorship of various individuals.
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 Rare Device: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor was born on October 21st, 1772, youngest son of a large family sired by the Vicar of Ottery and master of the Grammar School, John Coleridge.
The Romanticism movement that Coleridge helped found was based on a rejection of the scientific ideals of its age, but nonetheless the work of the poet, and Coleridge in particular, is an exacting process in itself.
Sir Edmund Chambers said of him: 'So Coleridge passed, leaving a handful of golden poems, an emptiness in the heart of a few friends, and a will-o'-the-wisp light for bemused thinkers' [quoted in 152].
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"Coleridge's Discursive 'Monody on the Death of Chatterton,'" as an example of the instability of textual origins.
In a film that imagines the friendship of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth as a series of feverish hallucinations, this is a useful orientation: Pandaemonium is less a BBC costume drama than an attempt to recreate the hazy fog of an opium dream." By Gary Mairs at CultureVulture
A review of "The Norton Critical Edition of Coleridge's Poetry and Prose," a new edition aimed at students, intended to be a reliably edited, inexpensive, and thoroughly annotated selection of his poetry and prose.
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