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Coleridge: Lectures on Shakespeare (1811-1819)

Adam Roberts and Samuel Taylor Coleridge


This book comprises a freshly composed edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1811–12 Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton and 1818–19 Lectures on Shakespeare. Coleridge is a foundational figure in Shakespeare criticism, and remains to this day one of the most incisive and best. The book provides a background context into Coleridge's lectures on Shakespeare, and looks into Coleridge's life and career, giving special attention to his position as a lecturer as well as the general content of his lectures. The book also explores Coleridge's relationships with August Wilhelm Schegel and William Hazlitt ... More

Keywords: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Shakespeare, Milton, Shakespeare criticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474413787
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413787.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Roberts, editor
University of London, Royal Holloway

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, author