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The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge chapter 1 The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, meaning The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, genre The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, book cover The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, flies The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 094b5c75a3d75 Librarian Note Alternate Cover Edition For ISBN O Pure Of Heart Thou Need St Not Ask Of Me What This Strong Music In The Soul May Be One Of The Major Figures Of English Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge Created Works Of Remarkable Diversity And Imaginative Genius The Period Of His Creative Friendship With William Wordsworth Inspired Some Of Coleridge S Best Known Poems, From The Nightmarish Vision Of The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner And The Opium Inspired Kubla Khan To The Sombre Passion Of Dejection An Ode And The Medieval Ballad Christabel His Meditative Conversation Poems, Such As Frost At Midnight And This Lime Tree Bower Mr Prison, Reflect On Remembrance And Solitude, While Late Works, Such As Youth And Age And Constancy To An Ideal Object, Are Haunting Meditations On Mortality And Lost LoveThis Volume Contains The Final Texts Of All The Poems Published During Coleridge S Lifetime And A Substantial Selection From Those Still In Manuscript At His Death, Arranged In Chronological Order Of Composition To Show His Development As A Poet Also Included Are An Introduction, Table Of Dates, Further Reading, Extensive Notes, And Indexes Of Titles And First Lines


10 thoughts on “The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  1. says:

    This volume is a compendium of Coleridge s poems I essentially focused my reading on one of them, the longest and, perhaps, the most famous, namely The Rime of the Ancient Mariner The story told is somewhat tortuous a ships gets lost in Antactica, the mariner shoots an albatross, he then has to carry the bird s corpse as a burden, a phantom ship appears and the crew dies Finally the mariner reaches the homeland and is rescued by a hermit.But what really is fascinating about this poem are the images e.g All in a hot and copper sky The bloody sun at noon, Right up above the mast did stand, No bigger than the moon , and even, the sounds and rhythms of Cloredige stanzas, often based on repetitions The Ice was here, the Ice was there, The Ice was all around , or Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide wide sea It works like a rocking movement, quite akin to the movement of the waves.In passing, I also stopped at Kubla Khan I believe one verse of all will stay with me That sunny dome those caves of ice


  2. says:

    I feel like a hypocrite adding this, since its a collected edition and I m only really a fan of a few of his poems The thing is, the few I m a fan of are some of the best poems I ve ever read Rime , Aeolian Harp , Frost At Midnight.He could barely contain the imagination he held so close in some of these masterpieces Read him at his best and you won t be dissapointed.He used to walk fervently up the street, conversation companion in tow, talking loudly and forcefully, switching sides every 20 yards or so He d doze off intermittently at social occasions, wake up and go on two hour rants about Kant and Hegel and such, to everyone s rapt attention Sheer power of intellect and a little opium laden imagination sure didn t hurt his place in literary history.At his funeral, Wordsworth, weeping over his grave, said simply this the most Wonderful man I have ever met I m just bummed because there s no italics function here Still, I think you get the drift.


  3. says:

    YES I HAVE READ ALL OF THEM I EVEN CITED CRISTOBEL IN A PAPER ABOUT LESBIAN VAMPIRES IN SEVENTIES FRENCH CINEMA


  4. says:

    I mainly read this for the classic poems, while keeping an eye out for any lesser known gems I found The Rime of the Ancient Mariner to be very much deserving of fame I ve never read anything quite like that I m rather late to the party, I know I m pleased that I never had it ruined by having it taught to me in a school, as drudging through it line by line would take away from its immediate punch Christabel was interesting, but felt very much unfinished to me Kubla Khan is utterly sublime in fact, I got this book because I read it and it intrigued me It s abstruse, but I find some new feeling every time I come back to it And as for those lesser known gems argh There aren t many, to be brutally honest The majority of the collection is made up of pleasant enough lines about love, nature, God, and Coleridge s friends, whom he clearly had a great fondness for particularly Charles Lamb My earnest wish when I began was an entire book of Kubla Khans, but alas However, there was one other poem that stood out, called The Pains of Sleep It s a moving depiction of sleep plagued by anxiety, and it made me feel very close to Coleridge in a way that none of the other poems did.


  5. says:

    Coleridge s work ignited my love of poetry The depths and heights of his emotion have significantly influenced my view of the world and have inspired my imagination His greatness as a poet lies in his capacity to create vivid pictures through succinct and unforgettable lines This is a nice collection, and an upgrade from the only works of his that I own an anthology which only included Kublai Khan, Dejection an Ode, and a few of his other works This collection of works contains some of the finest literary achievments of the English language.


  6. says:

    excellent compilation


  7. says:

    Did Coleridge ever right a word that wasn t great I haven t come across anything he s written, criticism included, that I didn t think was brilliant One of my favorites, hands down.


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    IntroductionAcknowledgementsTable of DatesFurther Reading Easter Holidays Dura navis Nil pejus est caelibe vita Sonnet to the Autumnal Moon Julia Quae nocent docent The Nose Life To the Muse Destruction of the Bastile Anthem for the Children of Christ s Hospital Progress of Vice Monody on the Death of Chatterton first version Monody on the Death of Chatterton second version An Invocation Anna and Harland To the Evening Star Pain On a Lady Weeping Monody on a Tea Kettle Genevieve On Receiving an Account that his Only Sister s Death Was Inevitable On Seeing a Youth Affectionately Welcomed by a Sister A Mathematical Problem Honour On Imitation Inside the Coach Devonshire Roads Music Absence A Farewell Ode on Quitting School for Jesus College, Cambridge Sonnet on the Same Happiness A Wish Written in Jesus Wood, February 10th 1792 An Ode in the Manner of Anacreon To Disappointment A Fragment Found in a Lecture Room Ode A Lover s Complaint to his Mistress With Fielding s Amelia Written After a Walk Before Supper Imitated from Ossian The Complaint of Ninath ma, from the Same The Rose Kisses Sonnet Thou gentle look Sonnet to the River Otter Lines on an Autumnal Evening To Fortune On Buying a Ticket in the Irish Lottery Perspiration A Travelling Eclogue Lines written at the King s Arms, Ross, formerly the House of the Man of Ross Imitated from the Welsh Lines to a Beautiful Spring in a Village Imitations Ad Lyram The Sigh The Kiss To a Young Lady, with a Poem on the French Revolution Translation of Wrangham s Hendecasyllabi ad Bruntonam e Granta Exituram To Miss Brunton with the Preceding Translation Epitaph on an Infant Pantisocracy On the Prospect of Establishing a Pantisocracy in America Elegy, Imitated from One of Akenside s Blank Verse Inscriptions The Faded Flower Sonnet Pale Roamer through the night Domestic Peace Sonnet Thou bleedest, my poor Heart Sonnet to the Author of the Robbers Melancholy A Fragment Songs of the Pixies To a Young Ass, its Mother being Tethered Near it Lines on a Friend Who Died of a Frenzy Fever Induced by Calumnious Reports To a Friend, together with an Unfinished PoemSonnets on Eminent Characters 1 To the Honourable Mr Erskine 2 Burke 3 Priestly 4 La Fayette 5 Koskiusko 6 Pitt 7 To the Rev W L Bowles two versions 8 Mrs Siddons 9 To William Godwin, Author of Political Justice 10 To Robert Southey, of Balliol College, Oxford, Author of the Retrospect , and Other Poems 11 To Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq 12 To Lord Stanhope, on Reading his Late Protest in the House of Lords To Earl Stanhope Lines to a Friend in Answer to a Melancholy Letter To an Infant To the Rev W J Hort, while teaching a young lady some song tunes on his flute Sonnet Sweet Mercy how my very heart has bled To the Nightingale Lines composed while climbing the left ascent of Brockley Coomb, Somersetshire, May 1795 Lines in the Manner of Spenser To the Author of Poems published anonymously at Bristol in September 1795 The Production of a Young Lady, addressed to the author of the poems alluded to in the preceding epistle Effusion XXXV Composed August 20th 1795, at Clevedon, Somersetshire The Eolian Harp Lines written at Shurton Bars, near Bridgewater, September 1795, in answer to a letter from Bristol Reflections on Having Left a Place of Retirement On Donne s Poetry The Hour When We Shall Meet Again The Destiny of Nations Religious Musings From an Unpublished Poem On Observing a Blossom on the First of February 1796 Verses addressed to J Horne Tooke On a Late Connubial Rupture in High Life Sonnet written on receiving letters informing me of the birth of a Son, I being at Birmingham Sonnet composed on a journey homeward the author having received intelligence of the birth of a son, September 20th 1796 Sonnet to a friend who asked, how I felt when the nurse first presented my infant to me Sonnet to Charles Lloyd To a Young Friend, on his Proposing to Domesticate with the Author Composed in 1796 Addressed to a Young Man of Fortune Who Abandoned Himself to an Indolent and Causeless Melancholy To a Friend Who Had Declared his Intention of Writing No More Poetry Ode to the Departing Year The Raven To an Unfortunate Woman To the Rev George Coleridge On the Christening of a Friend s Child Inscription by the Rev W L Bowles in Nether Stowey Church This Lime Tree Bower My Prison The Foster Mother s Tale The DungeonSonnets Attempted in the Manner of Contemporary Writers Sonnet I Sonnet II Sonnet III Parliamentary Oscillators The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere 1798 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner 1834 Christabel Lines to W L while he Sang a Song to Purcell s Music The Three Graves The Wanderings of Cain Fire, Famine, and Slaughter The Old Man of the Alps The Apotheosis, or The Snow Drop Frost at Midnight France An Ode Lewti, or the Circassian Love Chaunt To a Young Lady on her Recovery from a Fever Fears in Solitude The Nightingale The Ballad of the Dark Ladie Kubla Khan Or, A Vision in a Dream Lines from a notebook September 1798 Hexameters William, My Teacher, My Friend Translation of a passage in Ottfried s metrical paraphrase of the Gospel Fragmentary translation of the Song of Deborah Catullian Hendecasyllables The Homeric Hexameter Described and Exemplified The Ovidian Elegiac Metre Described and Exemplified On a Cataract Tell s Birth Place The Visit of the Gods On an Infant which Died before Baptism Something Childish, but Very Natural Home Sick, Written in Germany The Virgin s Cradle Hymn Lines written in the album at Elbingerode, in the Hartz Forest The British Stripling s War Song Names The Devil s Thoughts Lines Composed in a Concert Room The Exchange Paraphrase of Psalm 46 Hexameters Hymn to the Earth Hexameters Mahomet Ode to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire A Christmas Carol On an Insignificant Job s Luck Love The Madman and the Lethargist, an Example On a Volunteer Singer Talleyrand to Lord Grenville The Two Round Spaces on the Tomb Stone The Mad Monk A Stranger Minstrel Inscription for a Seat by the Road Side Half Way Up a Steep Hill Facing South Apologia Pro Vita Sua The Night Scene A Dramatic Fragment On Revisiting the Sea Shore Inscription for a Fountain on a Heath Drinking versus Thinking An Ode to the Rain The Wills of the Wisp Ode to Tranquility A Letter to , April 4th 1802 Sunday Evening Dejection An Ode A Soliloquy of the full Moon, She being in a Mad Passion Answer to a Child s Question A Day Dream The Day Dream To Asra The Happy Husband A Thought Suggested by a View of Saddleback in Cumberland Untitled The Keepsake The Picture, or the Lover s Resolution Hymn before Sun Rise, in the Vale of Chamouni The Good, Great Man The Knight s Tomb To Matilda Betham from a Stranger Westphalian Song The Pains of Sleep Lines from a notebook September 1803 Lines from a notebook February March 1804 What is Life Lines from a notebook April 1805 Lines from a notebook May June 1805 Phantom An Angel Visitant Reason for Love s Blindness Untitled Constancy to an Ideal Object Lines from a notebook March 1806 Lines from a notebook June 1806 Farewell to Love Time, Real and Imaginary Lines from a notebook 1806 Lines from a notebook October November 1806 Lines from a notebook 1806 Lines from a notebook November December 1806 Lines from a notebook February 1807 Lines from a notebook February 1807 Lines from a manuscript 1807 8 Lines from a notebook July 1807 includes lines previously published separately as Coeli enarrant Lines from a notebook January 1808 To William Wordsworth Metrical Feet Lesson for a Boy Recollections of Love The Blossoming of the Solitary Date Tree A Lament To Two Sisters On Taking Leave of , 1817 A Child s Evening Prayer Ad Vilmum Axiologum Psyche Sonnet translated from Marino Fragment Two wedded Hearts A Tombless Epitaph On a Clock in a Market Place Separation The Visionary Hope Lines from a notebook 1811 Fragment of an ode on Napoleon Lines inscribed on the fly leaf of Benedetto Menzini s Poesie 1782 Lines from a notebook May June 1811 Lines from a notebook May July 1811 Lines from a notebook May 1814 Lines from a notebook 1815 16 Lines from a notebook 1815 16 On Donne s First Poem Limbo Moles Ne plus ultra The Suicide s Argument An Invocation from Remorse God s Omnipresence, a Hymn To a Lady With Falconer s Shipwreck Human Life, on the Denial of Immortality Song from Zapolya Hunting Song from Zapolya Faith, Hope, and Charity From the Italian of Guarini Fancy in Nubibus Israel s Lament A Character Lines to a Comic Author, on an Abusive Review To Nature The Tears of a Grateful People First Advent of Love Reason Lines from a notebook 1822 From the German The Reproof and Reply Youth and Age Desire The Delinquent Travellers Song, ex improviso Work Without Hope The Two Founts The Pang More Sharp Than All Sancti Dominici Pallium The Improvisatore Love s Burial Place A Madrigal Lines Suggested by the Last Words of Berengarius Epitaphium testamentarium Duty Surviving Self Love Homeless Song Profuse Kindness Written in an Album To Mary Pridham Verses Trivocular Water Ballad Cologne On my Joyful Departure from the Same City The Netherlands The Garden of Boccaccio Alice du Clos Or The Forked Tongue A Ballad Love, Hope, and Patience in Education Lines written in commonplace book of Miss Barbour To Miss A T Love and Friendship Opposite Not at Home W H Eheu Phantom or Fact Charity in Thought Humility the Mother of Charity Gently I took that which urgently came Cholera Cured Before Hand Love s Apparition and Evanishment To the Young Artist, Kayser of Kaserwerth Know Thyself My Baptismal Birth Day Epitaph Appendices 1 On the Wretched Lot of the Slaves in the Isles of Western India2 Notebook draft of an essay on punctuation NotesIndex of TitlesIndex of First Lines


  9. says:

    Picked off the shelf on a whim and what a pleasure My favourite poet His work is superb and his letters are intelligent and full of feeling and wisdom.


  10. says:

    No my visionary soul shall dwellOn joys that were no endure to weighThe shame and anguish of the evil day,Wisely forgetful O er the ocean swellSublime of Hope, I seek the cottag d dellWhere Virtue calm with the careless step may stray,And dancing to the moonlight roundelay,The wizard Passions weave an holy spell Eyes that have ach d with Sorrow Ye shall weepTears of doubt mingled joy, like theirs who start From Precipices of distemper d sleep, On which the fierce eyed Fiends, their reveils keep, And see the rising Sun, and feel it dart New rays of pleasance trembling to the heart Pantisocracy I remember studying Coleridge quite a bit in my AP English class last year, particularly The Rime of the Ancient Mariner In fact, I think we really did learn about him than any other Romantic As a result, in my solo studies I decided to give Coleridge a rest for a while, and it has been a year since then so what better time to study him than now I suppose I can compare him to the other Romantics I ve studied Lord Byron and John Keats Now, Coleridge belongs securely in the middle of the two for my personal taste I don t think that anybody can top the beauty of Keats, but I enjoy Coleridge than Byron The main similarity is that beauty and elegant style that makes the Romantics so wonderful as a whole The use of clever rhyme and poignant topics set a clear tone Coleridge does a fantastic job of sticking to this trend.Although I do not think that Coleridge is as sophisticated as Keats, I do think that he definitely had the same skill The same rhymes that would make me stop and ponder with Keats were evident in the poems of Coleridge Where I think the true beauty lies in this case, however, is in this poet s ability to make narrative poetry come alive Anyone who has been reading my reviews for a while should probably know that I don t particularly like narrative poetry, but I can make an exception for Coleridge Rime is a legendary, wonderful poem, as is Kubla Khan and I can bet you that most people that have picked up this collection picked it up for those two poems alone Bet you a million dollars In conclusion, I can t say much about Coleridge I am not as astonished by him as I am with some other poets, but I did not struggle through his works He is enjoyable, and his poems have a lovely flow to them that I find soothing.


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