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Shakespeare's Plays of Passion

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780199574018
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191723100 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0012
Shakespeare's Plays of Passion

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Coleridge's reading of Shakespeare's poetic works is devoted particularly to the human and literary insights they contain and their relation both to his theories about the nature of genius and sensibility and to Shakespeare's supposed awareness of differing levels of consciousness in his characters.

Keywords: genius; sensibility; consciousness; touch; honour; eddy; Lear; Othello; Hamlet; Romeo and Juliet; Venus and Adonis

Chapter.  5533 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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