New PDF release: The Road to Xanadu: A Study in the Ways of the Imagination
By John Livingstone Lowes
John Livingston Lowes's vintage paintings indicates how numerous pictures from Coleridge's large examining, rather in trip literature, coalesced to shape the imagistic texture of his most renowned poems, The Rime of the traditional Mariner" and "Kubla Khan." initially released in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library makes use of the newest print-on-demand expertise to back make on hand formerly out-of-print books from the celebrated backlist of Princeton college Press. those paperback variations look after the unique texts of those very important books whereas providing them in sturdy paperback variations. The aim of the Princeton Legacy Library is to drastically bring up entry to the wealthy scholarly background present in the millions of books released by means of Princeton college Press seeing that its founding in 1905.
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The "Imitations" lived for a year or so in that vast limbo of unrealized dreams which was Coleridge's brain. 88 The following October, torn between his love for Mary Evans and his pledge to Sarah Fricker, and between his growing doubts of pantisocracy and his loyalty to his associates, he writes Southey in a long and distracted letter: "When a man is unhappy he writes damned bad poetry, I find. My Imitations too depress my spirits— the task is arduous, and grows upon me. " 89 In December he proposes to "accept of the reporter's place to the 'Telegraph,' live upon a guinea a week .
The twenty-second topic, however, sets its sails for the un known seas. S. Bounty, off the Friendly Islands in 1789: 22. Adventures of CHRISTIAN,f the mutineer. 124 Fletcher Christian, the leader of the mutineers, after setting the commander, Lieutenant Bligh, and eighteen officers and men adrift in an open boat, sailed off the map in the Bounty. The rest, save for Lieutenant Bligh's report, was silence. " But Coleridge, like his contemporaries, could only guess. And we, in turn, can only wonder what part his inspired surmises may later have played in the adventures of the ancient Mariner in these same seas.
138 Chaos 29 Ham—lustful rogue—Vide Bayle under the Article Ham. Nimrod, the first king, taught Idolatry, and persecuted for Religion's sake. —142 * Secret Journal of a self observer or Confessions and Letters from the German by J. C. "5 And it is drossy lead with a vengeance that lies in heaps along the path which we have travelled. The alchemist and his al chemy we have yet to reckon with. IV I have left two-thirds of the mass of entries in the Note Book completely untouched. But the whole could not make clearer one fact of profound significance for us.
The Road to Xanadu: A Study in the Ways of the Imagination (Princeton Legacy Library) by John Livingstone Lowes