Coleridge's Poems

Further reading

  • Abrams, M. H. (1965). "Structure and Style in the Greater Romantic Lyric". In Hilles, Frederick W.; Bloom, Harold. From Sensibility to Romanticism. Oxford University Press. pp. 527–8. 
  • Barth, J. Robert. Coleridge and Christian Doctrine (Cambridge: Harvard, 1969). (Examines Coleridge's theology.)
  • Barth, J. Robert. The Symbolic Imagination (New York: Fordham, 2001). (Examines Coleridge's concept of "symbol")
  • Bate, Walter Jackson (1968). Coleridge. The Macmillan Company. ISBN 0-8262-0713-8. 
  • Beckson, Karl E. (1963). Great Theories in Literary Criticism. Farrar, Straus. 
  • Beer, John B. Coleridge the Visionary (London: Chatto and Windus, 1970). (Places Coleridge's poems in the context of his thought.)
  • Berkeley, Richard. Coleridge and the Crisis of Reason (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).
  • Bloom, Harold (1971). The Visionary Company: A Reading of English Romantic Poetry (Revised Edition). ISBN 978-0-8014-9117-7.  (Close readings of all of the Conversation Poems)
  • Boulger, J.D. Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1969). (Contains twentieth century readings of the 'Rime', including Robert Penn Warren, Humphrey House.)
  • Class, Monika. Coleridge and the Kantian Ideas in England, 1796-1817 (London: Bloomsbury, 2012).
  • Cutsinger, James S. The Form of Transformed Vision (Macon GA: Mercer, 1987). (Argues that Coleridge wants to transform his reader's consciousness, to see nature as a living presence.)
  • Eliot, T.S. (1956). "The Perfect Critic". Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot. Harcourt. ISBN 0-15-180702-7. 
  • Engell, James. The Creative Imagination (Cambridge: Harvard, 1981). (Surveys the various German theories of imagination in the eighteenth century)
  • Fruman, Norman. Coleridge the Damaged Archangel (London: George Allen and Unwin). (Examines Coleridge's plagiarisms, taking a critical view)
  • Harper, George McLean (1969) [1928]. "Coleridge's Conversation Poems". Spirit of Delight. Ayer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-8369-0016-3. The Poems of Friendship make yet another claim on our attention: they are among the supreme examples of a peculiar kind of poetry. Others not unlike them, though not surpassing them, are Ovid's `Cum subit illius tristissima noctis imago,' and several of the Canti of Leopardi. 
  • Holmes, Richard (1982). Coleridge. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-287592-2. 
  • Kenner, Hugh (1995). "Coleridge". Historical Fictions. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 0-86547-424-9. 
  • Koelzer, Robert (Spring 2006). "Abrams Among the Nightingales: Revisiting the Greater Romantic Lyric". The Wordsworth Circle 37 (2): 67–71.  (Detailed, recent discussion of the Conversation Poems.)
  • Leadbetter, Gregory. Coleridge and the Daemonic Imagination (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
  • Lowes, John Livingston. The Road to Xanadu (London: Constable, 1930). (Examines sources for Coleridge's poetry).
  • Magnuson, Paul (2002). "The 'Conversation' poems". In Newlyn, Lucy. The Cambridge Companion to Coleridge. Cambridge University Press. pp. 32–44. ISBN 0-521-65909-4. 
  • Magnuson, Paul. Coleridge and Wordsworth: A Lyrical Dialogue (Princeton: Princeton UP, 1988). (A 'dialogical' reading of Coleridge and Wordsworth.)
  • McFarland, Thomas. Coleridge and the Pantheist Tradition (Oxford: OUP, 1969). (Examines the influence of German philosophy on Coleridge, with particular reference to pantheism)
  • Modiano, Raimonda. Coleridge and the Concept of Nature (London: Macmillan, 1985). (Examines the influence of German philosophy on Coleridge, with particular reference to nature)
  • Morley, Henry (1884). Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christobel, &c. New York: Routledge. 
  • Muirhead, Johh H. Coleridge as Philosopher (London: George Allen and Unwin, 1930). (Examines Coleridge's philosophical texts)
  • Murray, Chris. Tragic Coleridge (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013).link
  • Parker, Reeve, Romantic Tragedies (Cambridge: CUP, 2011).
  • Perkins, Mary Anne. Coleridge's Philosophy: The Logos as Unifying Principle (Oxford: OUP, 1994). (Draws the various strands of Coleridge's theology and philosophy together under the concept of the 'Logos'.)
  • Perry, Seamus. Coleridge and the Uses of Division (Oxford: OUP, 1999). (Brings out the play of language in Coleridge's Notebooks.)
  • Prickett, Stephen. Romanticism and Religion (Cambridge: CUP, 1976). (Examines Coleridge's influence on nineteenth-century Anglicanism, and the Oxford Movement in particular.)
  • Radley, Virginia L. (1966). Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Twayne Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8057-1100-7. 
  • Riem, Natale Antonella. The One Life. Coleridge and Hinduism (Jaipur-New Delhi: Rawat, 2005).
  • Reid, Nicholas. Coleridge, Form and Symbol: Or the Ascertaining Vision (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006). (Argues for the importance of Schelling as a source for Coleridge's philosophical texts).
  • Richards, I. A. Coleridge on Imagination (London: Kegan Paul, 1934). (Examines Coleridge's concept of the imagination)
  • Richardson, Alan. British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind (Cambridge: CUP, 2001). (Examines the sources for Coleridge's interest in psychology.)
  • Shaffer, Elinor S. Kubla Khan and the Fall of Jerusalem (Cambridge: CUP, 1975). (A broadly structuralist reading of Coleridge's poetical sources.)
  • Stockitt, Robin. Imagination and the Playfulness of God: The Theological Implications of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Definition of the Human Imagination (Eugene, OR, 2011) (Distinguished Dissertations in Christian Theology).
  • Toor, Kiran. Coleridge's Chrysopoetics: Alchemy, Authorship and Imagination (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2011).
  • Vallins, David. Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought (London: Macmillan, 2000). (Examines Coleridge's psychology.)
  • Wheeler, K.M. Sources, Processes and Methods in Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1980). (Examines the idea of the active reader in Coleridge.)

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wood, James, ed. (1907). "Coleridge, Samuel Taylor". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne. 


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