Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge:


    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: of Kubla Khan and his place in the Romantic Movement Dismissed by much recent scholarship as an opium addict, plagiarist, political apostate and mystic charlatan, Richard Holmes s Coleridge leaps out of the page as a brilliant, animated and endlessly provoking figure who invades the imagination This is an act of biographical recreation which brings back to life Coleridge s poetry and encyclopaedic thought, his creative energy and physical presence He is vivid and unexpected Holmes draws the reader into the labyrinthine complications of his subject s personality and literary power, and faces us with profound questions about the nature of creativity, the relations between sexuality and friendship, the shifting grounds of political and religious belief."/>
  • Paperback
  • 448
  • Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804
  • Richard Holmes
  • English
  • 14 February 2019
  • 0375705406

10 thoughts on “Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804

  1. Geoff Geoff says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBHolmes wrote what I consider to be possibly the greatest literary bio ever written, Shelley The Pursuit which should certainly, without a doubt be a member of your list of 100 books to eat and defecate before you lie in the grave for dark eternity or whathaveyoulist, in other words READ IT NOW, so a.2 part bio of Coleridge, that laudanum and opium ingesting mystic poetry maker is hard to resist, for readers suchlike myself do I need, once again, to reiterate the magical triptych Holmes Holmes wrote what I consider to be possibly the greatest literary bio ever written, Shelley The Pursuit which should certainly, without a doubt be a member of your list of 100 books


  2. Graychin (D. Dalrymple) Graychin (D. Dalrymple) says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBIt might have helped my enjoyment of Richard Holmes s book if I were a great lover of Coleridge s poetry Some of it I like well enough, but most poetry I don t care for as a general rule Coleridge s prose from his Biographia Literaria and his correspondence is wonderful, however, and there s plenty of that in here to satisfy The writing of letters in the 18th and 19th century was a true art form I know I should haveto say here, but I don t just now Frankly, I was exhausted by this b It might have helped my enjoyment of Richard Holmes s book if I were a great lover of Coleridge s poetry Some of it I like well enough, but most poetry I don t care for as a general rule Coleridge s prose from his Biographia Literaria and his correspondence is wonderful, however, and there s plenty of that in here to satisfy The writing of letters in the 18th and 19th century was a true art form I know I should haveto say here, bu


  3. Brian Willis Brian Willis says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBOne day in 2001, I wandered into the used bookshop in Stratford upon Avon, England, to search for a book to read to divert me from my MA thesis I found this book and immediately clutched it While I may have been reading, watching, and writing about Shakespeare, I could easily have been doing the same for the English Romantics I hadn t really re engaged with them for a few years, but I knew that I could easily plunge into a biography of Co


  4. Jae Jae says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBThis book has taken me a time to read but I have enjoyed every minute Holmes brought Coleridge to life for me It is thoroughly researched and Holmes uses Coleridge s writings so well But I never lost sight of the man As Virginia Woolf wrote he seems not a man, but a swarm, a cloud, a buzz of words, darting this way and that, clustering, quivering and hanging suspended.


  5. John John says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBRichard Holmes has written several of my favorite biographies and I ve read hundreds Holmes has a remarkable gift for conveying another s, particularly a writer s, experience of himself in the world he inhabited, his effort to know and fashion himself and the world, to become the writer he felt destined to become I m dazzled by the clarity of the design of his books, his selection of just the right biographical detail, the presentation of context at just the right level of detail, the clarit Richard Holmes has written several of my favorite biographies and I ve read hundreds Holmes has a remarkable gift for conveying another s, particularly a writer s, experience of himself in the world he inhabited, his effort to know and fashion himself and the world, to become the writer he felt destined to become I m dazzled by the clarity of the design of his books, his selection of just the right


  6. Marta Marta says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBA wonderful biography of a poet I thought I knew Holmes scholarly and sensitive account of Coleridge s life up to its halfway point 32 covers his stormy early life, his erratic youth and his important friendships with Charles Lamb, Robert Southey, William and Dorothy Wordsworth and many others Holmes is very good on the development of Coleridge as a poet,but his insights on Coleridge as journalist, radical and political commentator were a revelation He is a sympathetic biographer with a s A wonderful biography of a poet I thought I knew Holmes scholarly and sensitive account of Coleridge s life up to its halfway point 32 covers his stormy early life, his erratic youth and his important friendships with Charles Lamb, Robert Southey, William and Dorothy Wordsworth and many


  7. Rachel Rachel says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBThoughoughly researched, engagingly written biography This is the first volume of a 2 volume work So yeah, it goes pretty deep and detailed Coleridge had so much influence beyond his writings, which is why I wanted to readabout him, and this biography does not disa


  8. Cliff Cliff says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBRichard Holmes has a way with telling the story of a person s life You can t stop reading This was part one, I ve ordered part two to find out the exciting


  9. Derek Sculthorpe Derek Sculthorpe says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBA great biography of a complex and endlessly fascinating man In two parts.


  10. Doris Raines Doris Raines says:

    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge Early kindle, Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDFEPUBNICE BOOK.


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Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge: mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge: Early kindle, Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDF/EPUBWinner of theWhitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes s Coleridge: Early ePUB Ä seminal two part examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain s greatest poets Coleridge Early Visions is the first part of Holmes s classic biography of Coleridge that forever transformed our view of the poet of Kubla Khan and his place in the Romantic Movement Dismissed by much recent scholarship as an opium addict, plagiarist, political apostate and mystic charlatan, Richard Holmes s Coleridge leaps out of the page as a brilliant, animated and endlessly provoking figure who invades the imagination This is an act of biographical recreation which brings back to life Coleridge s poetry and encyclopaedic thought, his creative energy and physical presence He is vivid and unexpected Holmes draws the reader into the labyrinthine complications of his subject s personality and literary power, and faces us with profound questions about the nature of creativity, the relations between sexuality and friendship, the shifting grounds of political and religious belief.


About the Author: Richard Holmes

Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 MOBI ´ Coleridge: coleridge: mobile, early ebok, visions, free, 1772 1804 pdf, Coleridge: Early kindle, Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 PDF/EPUBLibrarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread forinformationBiographer Coleridge: Early ePUB Ä Richard Holmes was born in London, England on November and educated at Downside School and Churchill College, Cambridge His first book, Shelley The Pursuit, was published in and won a Somerset Maugham Award The first volume of his biography of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Coleridge Early Visions, was published in and won the Whitbread Book of the Year award Dr Johnson Mr Savage , an account of Johnson s undocumented friendship with the notorious poet Richard Savage, won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography in The second volume of his study of Coleridge, Coleridge Darker Reflections, was published in It won the Duff Cooper Prize, the Heinemann Award and was shortlisted for the first Samuel Johnson Prize awarded in Richard Holmes writes and reviews regularly for various journals and newspapers, including the New York Review of Books His most recent book, Sidetracks Explorations of a Romantic Biographer , continues the exploration of his own highly original biographical method that he first wrote about in Footsteps Adventures of a Romantic Biographer He is also editor of a new series of editions of classic English biographies that includes work by Samuel Johnson, Daniel Defoe and William Godwin His latest book, The Age of Wonder , is an examination of the life and work of the scientists of the Romantic age who laid the foundations of modern science It was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson PrizeHe is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Fellow of the British Academy and was awarded an OBE in He was awarded an honorary LittD in by the University of East Anglia, where he was appointed Professor of Biographical Studies in September .