A Coleridge Chronology by Valerie Purton

By Valerie Purton

This chronological account of the lifetime of Samuel Taylor Coleridge is equipped up from modern records, together with the letters and journals of the author and of his friends and family. Maps, a genealogy and an index are integrated in addition to over 50 biographical sketches of the Coleridge circle. The development of the writer's schooling, studying, friendships and highbrow pursuits is punctiliously adumbrated and the ebook presents an entire historical past to the genesis of the literary paintings. in addition to descriptions of the genesis of Coleridge's significant works, a juxtaposition is made up of the writer's perspectives with these of Wordsworth. Valerie Purton has co-written "Poems through Brothers: A examine of George Clayton Tennyson and Charles Tennyson D'Eyncout", and released articles in "A.R.I.E.L. and Prose experiences" and "The Dictionary of British ladies Writers".

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13 He takes the service for Dr Toulmin at Taunton and walks home. m. 16 STC, WW and DW set off to visit the Cheddar Gorge and stay overnight at Bridgwater. 17 They tour the Gorge and caves and stay overnight at Cross, near Axbridge. 18 WW goes on to Bristol, hoping to see Charles Lloyd at Southey's and effect a reconciliation with STC. Lloyd, however, has left for his father's home in Birmingham. 20? William Hazlitt visits Stowey and is brought to Alfoxden, where he reads the manuscript for Lyrical Ballads and stays overnight.

6 DW walks part of the way home with STC (morning). 10-18 STC goes to visit his brother George and his mother at Ottery. 13 The WWs have supper at Stowey. 'Lewti' published in the Morning Post under the pseudonym 'Nicias Erythraeus' (see 8 March). 16 'France: An Ode' published in the Morning Post. 18 STC dines with the WWs and they walk him home. 24 STC again at Alfoxden. The WWs walk him home. 25 STC drinks tea at Alfoxden. The WWs walk him home. 26 STC drinks tea with DW while WW goes to have his portrait painted by W.

Late) Cottle comes to Stowey and Alfoxden to discuss plans to publish the Lyrical Ballads. They all walk to Lynmouth and back. The day after Cottle's departure, STC walks to Linton, stays overnight and returns the next day. He writes to Cottle that he has decided not to dedicate the Lyrical Ballads to the Wedgwoods: he will wait four or five years until he has something substantial to offer them. June 11 (Mon) Hazlitt's three-week visit ends. He and STC travel to Bristol. 12 STC spends the day with Estlin, who violently opposes the German expedition.

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