Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Born: October 21, 1772

Died: July 25, 1834

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, critic, philosopher

Biography: Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, Romantic, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as for his major prose work Biographia Literaria.

Source/Notes: The Friend: A series of essays, in three volumes, to aid in the formation of fixed principles in politics, morals, and religion, with literary amusements interspersed, By S. T. Coleridge, Volume 2 (1818), p. 139
Source/Notes: Juvenile poems. Sibylline leaves (1834 edition)

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Source/Notes: The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1 (1836), p. 339, "Omniana"
Source/Notes: The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (2001 edition), Princeton University Press - ISBN: 9780691004839
Source/Notes: AIDS to Reflection and Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit (2005 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781596053526

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Source/Notes: The complete works: With an introductory essay upon his philosophical and theological opinions. Ed. by [William Greenougl Thayer] Shedd in 7 Vol (1854 edition)