The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (volume 4); With An Introductory Essay Upon His…

Paperback | January 2, 2012

bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

not yet rated|write a review
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Excerpt: ... individuality quoad himself; but himself as subsensuous, and central. Patriotism is equal to the sense of individuality reflected from every other individual. There may come a higher virtue in both--just cosmopolitism. But this latter is not possible but by antecedence of the former. Shakspeare has included the most important part of nine reigns in his historical dramas--namely--King John, Richard II. --Henry IV. (two)--Henry V.--Henry VI. (three) including Edward V. and Henry VIII., in all ten plays. There remain, therefore, to be done, with the exception of a single scene or two that Bhould be adopted from Marlow, eleven reigns--of which the first two appear the only unpromising subjects ;--and those two dramas must be formed wholly or mainly of invented private stories, which, however, could not have happened except in consequence of the events and measures of these reigns, and which should furnish opportunity both of exhibiting the manners and oppressions of the times, and of narrating dramatically the great events ;--if possible, the death of the two sovereigns, at least of the latter, should be made to have some influence on the finale of the story. All the rest are glorious subjects; especially Henry I. (being the struggle between the men of arms and of letters, in the persons of Henry and Becket), Stephen, Richard I., Edward II., and Henry VII. KING JOHN. Act i. sc. 1. Bast. James Gurney, wilt thou give us leave awhile? Our. Good leave, good Philip. Bast. Philip t sparrow! James, ifcc. Theobald adopts Warburton's conjecture of 'spare me.' 0 true Warburton! and the sancta simplicitas of honest dull Theobald's faith in him! Nothing can be more lively or characteristic than 'Philip? Sparrow!' Had Warburton read old Skelton's 'Philip Sparrow,' an exquisite and original poem, and...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$36.95

Out of stock online

From the Publisher

Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Excerpt: ... individuality quoad himself; but himself as subsensuous, and central. Patriotism is equal to the sense of individuality reflected from every other individ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217291236

ISBN - 13:9780217291231

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (volume 4); With An Introductory Essay Upon His Philosophical And Theological Opinions

Reviews