The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Paperback | March 15, 2012

EditorFrederick Burwick

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A practical and comprehensive reference work, the Oxford Handbook provides the best single-volume source of original scholarship on all aspects of Coleridge's diverse writings. Thirty-seven chapters, bringing together the wisdome of experts from across the world, present an authoritative,in-depth, and up-to-date assessment of a major author of British Romanticism. The book is divided into sections on Biography, Prose Works, Poetic Works, Sources and Influences, and Reception. The Coleridge scholar today has ready access to a range of materials previously available only in library archives on both sides of the Atlantic. The Bollingen edition, of the Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, forty years in production was completed in 2002. The Coleridge Notebooks(1957-2002) were also produced during this same period, five volumes of text with an additional five companion volumes of notes. The Clarendon Press of Oxford published the letters in six volumes (1956-1971). To take full advantage of the convenient access and new insight provided by these volumes, the Oxford Handbook examines the entire range and complexity of Coleridge's career. It analyzes the many aspects of Coleridge's literary, critical, philosophical, and theological pursuits, and it furnishesboth students and advanced scholars with the proper tools for assimilating and illuminating Coleridge's rich and varied accomplishments, as well as offering an authoritative guide to the most up-to-date thinking about his achievements.

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A practical and comprehensive reference work, the Oxford Handbook provides the best single-volume source of original scholarship on all aspects of Coleridge's diverse writings. Thirty-seven chapters, bringing together the wisdome of experts from across the world, present an authoritative,in-depth, and up-to-date assessment of a major a...

Frederick Burwick, Professor Emeritus at UCLA, is author and editor of twenty four books and over a hundred articles. He is editor of Coleridge's Biographia Literaria: Text and Meaning (1989), and more recently, with James McKusick, Faustus, translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge from the German of Goethe (OUP, 2007). His Poetic Madne...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of ContributorsFrederick Burwick: IntroductionBiography1. Nicholas Roe: Coleridge's Early Years2. Richard Gravil: Coleridge and Wordsworth: Collaboration and Criticism from Salisbury Plain to Aids to Reflection3. John David Lopez: Coleridge's Publisher and Patron: Cottle and Poole4. Neil Vickers: Coleridge's Marriage and Family5. Tilar Mazzeo: Coleridge's Travels6. Anya Taylor: Coleridge's Self-representationThe Prose Works7. Peter Kitson: Coleridge's Lectures 1795: On Politics and Religion8. Michael John Kooy: Coleridge as Editor: The Watchman, The Friend9. Angela Esterhammer: Coleridge in the Periodicals10. Matthew Scott: Coleridge's Lectures: Lectures 1808-1819: On Literature11. Raimonda Modiano: Coleridge as Literary Critic: Principles of Genial Criticism, Biographia Literaria12. Pamela Edwards: Coleridge on Politics and Religion: Lay Sermons, Statesman's Manual, Aids to Reflection; On the Constitution of Church and State13. Jeffrey Hipolito: Coleridge's Lectures: Lectures 1818-1819: On the History of Philosophy14. H. J. Jackson: Coleridge as Reader: Marginalia15. Paul Cheshire: Coleridge's Notebooks16. David Vallins: Coleridge as Talker: Sage of Highgate, Table Talk17. Murray Evans: Coleridge as Thinker: Logic and Opus MaximumThe Poetic Works18. Nicolas Halmi: Coleridge on Allegory and Symbol19. David Fairer: Coleridge's Early Poetry, 1790-179620. Michael O'Neill: Coleridge's Genres21. George Erving: Coleridge as Playwright22. Frederick Burwick: Coleridge as TranslatorSources and Influences23. Andrew Keanie: Coleridge and Plagiarism24. Anthony Harding: Coleridge, Biblical and Classical Literature25. Douglas Hedley: Coleridge and Theology26. Charles Mahoney: Coleridge and Shakespeare27. Christopher R. Miller: Coleridge and the English Poetic Tradition28. Matthew Scott: Coleridge and European Literature29. Elinor Shaffer: Coleridge's Dialogues with German Thought30. James C. McKusick: Coleridge and Language Theory31. Christoph Bode: Coleridge and Philosophy32. Julian Knox: Coleridge and the Arts33. Eric Wilson: Coleridge and ScienceReception34. Seamus Perry: Coleridge's Literary Influence35. Morton Paley: Coleridge's Early Biographers36. Elinor Shaffer: Coleridge Criticism in Continental Europe37. Robert Maniquis: Writing about Coleridge

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"Review from previous edition A substantial portion of these essays are by leading scholars who bring to the project a wealth of knowledge, a keen sense of both the history of Coleridgean scholarship and its contemporary preoccupations, and the ability to convey this in succint and informativeways. As such, the Handbook should serve as an excellent companion not only for undergraduate students beginning their studies of Coleridge, but also for more advanced scholars" --Quentin Bailey, Notes and Queries