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Coleridge's Genres

Michael O'Neill

in The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199644179
Published online December 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199644179.013.0021

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

Coleridge's Genres

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This article examines the genres of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poetry. In 1849, Coleridge's daughter enumerated the modes of the poetic faculty of her father, which included love poems, imaginative poems, and satirical poems. Max Schulz also categorized Coleridge's poetry into various poetic voices in his The Poetic Voices of Coleridge. His list included farrago, prophecy, and conversation. The article highlights the overlap in the genres of Coleridge's poetry.

Keywords: Samuel Taylor Coleridge; poetry; poetic faculty; Max Schulz; poetic voices

Article.  8451 words. 

Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (19th Century) ; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800) ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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