Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions, Parte1
Princeton University Press, 1984 - 409 páginas
Biographia Literaria has emerged over the last century as a supreme work of literary criticism and one of the classics of English literature. Into this volume poured 20 years of speculation about the criticism and uses of poetry and about the psychology of art. Following the text of the 1817 edition, the editors offer the first completely annotated edition of the highly allusive work.
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Wordsworth's earlier poems - On fancy and imagination — The investigation of the distinction important to the fine arts Chapter 5. On the law of association — Its history traced from Aristotle to Hartley Chapter 6.
Yet no work of even remotely comparable importance is admittedly so uneven , or — to use a word I. A. Richards applied to Coleridge as a poet — so “ vulnerable ” . Coleridge's Biographia is in many respects a very naked work , written ...
It is important for us to realise this fact . For most of the Biographia was dictated to John Morgan , without whose help we might never have had it . To remember this will help to explain many characteristics of the book .
From the start he was thinking , as a prototype , of Wordsworth's controversial and important Preface to the second edition of Lyrical Ballads ( 1800 ) . He could himself feel partly responsible for that Preface .
Wordsworth , he could fairly argue , would never have heard of this important “ distinction ” –certainly would never have been able to make a large issue of it — had it not been for Coleridge . Wordsworth's new edition of the Poems and ...
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