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Coleridge on Dreaming

Romanticism, Dreams and the Medical Imagination (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

by Jennifer Ford

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: 19th century,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, --1772-1834--Knowle,
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor,--1772-1834--Knowledge--Psychology,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7713847M
    ISBN 100521021782
    ISBN 109780521021784
    OCLC/WorldCa149565463

    - Coleridge on Dreaming: Romanticism, Dreams and the Medical Imagination Jennifer Ford Excerpt Cambridge University Press - Coleridge on Dreaming: Romanticism, Dreams and the Medical Imagination Jennifer Ford Created Date: 5/20/ AM. viii, pages: Includes bibliographical references and index Walter Jackson Bate: a profile / David Perkins -- Keats and Coleridge / Jack Stillinger -- Involute and symbol in the romantic imagination / Thomas McFarland -- The dreaming imagination: Coleridge, Keats, and Wordsworth / Douglas B. Wilson -- Imagining into nature; This lime-tree bower my prison / James Engell -- The imaginative Pages:

    Brimming with poetry, art, and nature writing—Wordsworth and Coleridge as you've never seen them beforeJune to September is the most famous year in English poetry. Out of it came Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and “Kubla Khan,” as well as his unmatched hymns to friendship and fatherhood, and William Wordsworth’s revolutionary songs in Lyrical.   The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels. By Adam Nicolson. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to BuyPages:

    When Coleridge wrote these words little or nothing was known of the nature of dreams; he was indeed one of the few men of his age to observe or consider the question; and his writings contain many noted observations on, for example, the way in which the dreaming mind will misinterpret some physical sensation, like the ticking of a clock, and. 2 Jennifer Ford, Coleridge on Dreaming (Cambridge, ), 3 Neil Vickers, Coleridge and the Doctors: – (Oxford, ), 4 For Coleridge's anti-materialist argument, see Biographia Literaria, ed. James Engell and W. J. Bate, Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 7 (2 vols, London and Princeton NJ, ), i. –6 Author: Jasmine Jagger.


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This book is the first in-depth investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary debates on the nature of dreaming, a subject of perennial interest to poets, philosophers and scientists throughout the Romantic : Jennifer Ford.

This book is the first investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to debates on the nature of dreaming, amongst poets, philosophers and scientists in the Romantic period. Coleridge wrote and read extensively on the subject, but his diverse and Cited by: 3.

This book is the first investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to debates on the nature of dreaming, amongst poets, philosophers and scientists in the Romantic period. Coleridge wrote and read extensively on the subject, but his diverse and original ideas have hitherto received little attention.5/5(1).

This book is the first in-depth investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary debates on the nature of dreaming, a subject of perennial interest to poets, philosophers and scientists throughout the Romantic period.

Coleridge wrote and read extensively on the subject, but his richly diverse and original ideas have hitherto received little attention, scattered as they.

Get this from a library. Coleridge on dreaming: Romanticism, dreams, and the medical imagination. [Jennifer Ford] -- This book is the first in-depth investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary debates on the nature of dreaming, a.

Coleridge on Dreaming is a surprisingly good book. I say surprising because the subject of dreams in the Romantic period has been so thoroughly examined that there would seem to. Samuel Taylor Coleridge has books on Goodreads with ratings. Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s most popular book is The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

This book is the first in-depth investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary debates on the nature of dreaming, a subject of perennial interest to poets, philosophers and scientists throughout the Romantic period.5/5(1).

This book is the first in-depth investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary debates on the nature of dreaming, a subject of perennial interest to poets, philosophers and scientists throughout the Romantic period.

Kubla Khan: or, A Vision in a Dream: A Fragment / ˌ k ʊ b l ə ˈ k ɑː n / is a poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, completed in and published in According to Coleridge's preface to Kubla Khan, the poem was composed one night after he experienced an opium-influenced dream after reading a work describing Xanadu, the summer palace of the Mongol ruler and Emperor of China.

The poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge () frequently wrote on the subject of dreams and dreaming. His three greatest poems, The Rime of Ancient Mariner, ‘Kubla Khan’, and ‘Christabel’, all have dreams as a thematic by: 2.

To Coleridge also, the reader may be accounted dreamer: "our state," he says, "while we are dreaming differs from that in which we are in the perusal of a deeply interesting Novel, in the degree rather than in the Kind" (Lectures 2, ).

Hence the dreaming reader, no less than the day-dreaming novelist or poet, may be a fantasist, an escapist. Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the premier poet-critic of modern English tradition, distinguished for the scope and influence of his thinking about literature as much as for his innovative verse.

Active in the wake of the French Revolution as a dissenting pamphleteer and lay preacher, he inspired a brilliant generation of writers and attracted the patronage of progressive men of the rising middle. The frequency of his nightmares reinforced his interest in the pathology of dreaming, and in its physical causes and accompaniments.

Ford concentrates on Coleridge’s notebooks, but also makes sensitive use of his marginalia, poems, and letters in order to explore his intellectual engagement with the interpretation of sleep and dreaming. Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born at Ottery St.

Mary's, Devonshire, on the 2Ist of October, His father, John Coleridge, who combined the offices of parish clergyman and schoolmaster, was a man of great learning, amazing eccentricity, and childlike simplicity in the ways of the world — traits which his son Samuel Taylor inherited in full measure.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : G S Rousseau. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Walter Jackson Bate - a profile, s-- Keats and Coleridge, nger-- involute and symbol in the romantic imagination, and-- the dreaming imagination - Coleridge, Keats and Wordsworth, -- imagining into nature - this lime-tree bower my prison, -- on the introductory note to "Kubla Khan.

Editorial Reviews. Named a Best Book of by The Guardian and The Sunday Times "[A] sublime, densely textured study This is a book of wonders Nicolson’s prose swoops and sings all over the landscape; his poets’ embeddings in nature and interconnections of thought are richly evoked, and his enjoyment of their (and his) journey into understanding is utterly : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

By these criteria of assessment, Coleridge on Dreaming is a disappointment. The problems begin on the title page with the concepts of dreams and medical imagination, neither of which is sufficiently defined in the failure to distinguish between the literal and metaphorical use of the word dream, for example in the discussions of drama (pp.

) and Christabel (pp. ), permits in Author: Nicholas Halmi. A handsome book covering the 'most famous year in British poetry' -when Wordsworth and Coleridge spent time in the Quantock Hills in Somerset and wrote some of their most renowned poems including The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Lines Composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey/5.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge said that he wrote “Kubla Khan” in the fall ofbut it was not published until he read it to George Gordon, Lord Byron inwhen Byron insisted that it go into print is a powerful, legendary and mysterious poem, composed during an opium dream, admittedly a fragment.Abstract.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (–), the great Romantic poet and symbol maker, would seem to be an odd figure to include in a book about the diverse cultures of theweight, physique, even his own health, are concerns not usually associated with this major figure in Westernnothing could be further from the by: 1.The first investigation of Coleridge's responses to his dreams and to contemporary poetic, philosophical and scientific debates on the nature of dreaming.