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Coleridge's Early Biographers

Morton D. Paley

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/9780199644179.013.0036

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

Coleridge's Early Biographers

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This article examines the works of the early biographers of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Some of the notable early biographies of Coleridge include Thomas De Quincey's Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Joseph Cottle's Early Recollections Chiefly Relating to the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and James Gillman's The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The article compares the contents of the biographies and the authors' perceptions of Coleridge.

Keywords: Samuel Taylor Coleridge; biographies; Thomas De Quincey; Joseph Cottle; Early Recollections

Article.  9068 words. 

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

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