By J. C. C. Mays

ISBN-10: 1137602570

ISBN-13: 9781137602572

This is the 1st book-length research to learn the "Ancient Mariner" as "poetry," in Coleridge's personal specific experience of the notice. Coleridge's advanced dating with the "Mariner" as an experimental poem lies in its beginning as a joint undertaking with Wordsworth. J. C. C. Mays strains the adjustments within the numerous types released in Coleridge's lifetime and exhibits how Wordsworth's afflicted response to the poem motivated its next interpretation. this is often additionally the 1st publication to situate the "Mariner" within the context of the whole lot of Coleridge's prose and verse, now on hand within the Bollingen amassed variation and Notebooks; that's, not just relating to different poems like "The Ballad of the darkish Ladiè" and "Alice du Clós," but in addition to rules in his literary feedback (especially Biographia Literaria), philosophy, and theology. utilizing a mixture of shut interpreting and vast ancient issues, reception conception, and booklet heritage, Mays surveys the poem's carrying on with existence in illustrated variations and academic textbooks; its passage in the course of the vicissitudes of recent feedback and important thought; and, in a last bankruptcy, its wonderful affinities with a few experimental poems of the current time. 

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