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‘That Uncertain Heaven’: Coleridge's Poetry and Prose 1795 to 1805

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter begins with a discussion of a range of Coleridge's early writings in which he explores his uncertain faith in his ability to read the handwriting of God in nature. It then turns to ... More


Introduction Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley

in Coleridge's Later Poetry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Samuel Taylor Coleridge always had a number of poetic voices, but their composition and relative importance changed dramatically. It is the argument of this book that this body of work is worth ... More


Coleridge’s ‘Abstruse Researches’ and the Dejection Crisis

NEIL VICKERS

in Coleridge and the Doctors: 1795-1806

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271177
eISBN:
9780191709647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271177.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers Coleridge's claim that he lost his health as a result of a series of experiments on his own senses which he termed his ‘abstruse researches’. In 1801 he attempted to lift his ... More


Post-Romantic Anomie II: The “Post-” Scripts of A Hero of Our Time

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how the subordinate characters and multiple narrators of Mikhail Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time followed post-Romantic “scripts” that generate frustrated expectations and render ... More


. Mourning, Melancholy, and Money

Matthew Kadane

in The Watchful Clothier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how, despite what Ryder took to be the dangers of melancholy, and despite his tacit recognition that mourning and melancholy were not the same, he very particularly and ... More


Coleridgean Difficulties

S. J. Perry

in Chameleon Poet: R.S. Thomas and the Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687336
eISBN:
9780191767074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687336.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

The initial focus for this chapter is the creative difficulties that beset R.S. Thomas during his time at Eglwys-fach—described by the poet in a letter to his friend Raymond Garlick as his ... More


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