9780859913881

Coleridge's Visionary Languages

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  • ISBN13:

    9780859913881

  • ISBN10:

    0859913880

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-10-01
  • Publisher: Ds Brewer

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Coleridge's Visionary Languagesis a collection of essays by some of the leading scholars of Romanticism. They take as their theme Coleridge's ability to transform discourses from within and to envisage new relations between them. Working with insights provided by recent developments in literary theory, in feminism, and in historical analysis, these essays present Coleridge as a poet and thinker deeply concerned to transform the establishedlanguages of power to make possible a more deeply and justly based understanding of men, women, and society. The book ranges across the full length and breadth of Coleridge's intellectual life and will be of interest to all those wishing to question Romanticism's engagement with its own andour times.Contributors: PETER J. KITSON, JAN PLUG, JOHN DREW, J.C.C. MAYS, ANYA TAYLOR, DENISE DEGROIS, E.S. SHAFFER, STEPHEN PRICKET, JONATHANBATE, DAVID S. MAILL, THOMAS McFARLAND, MARY ANNE PERKINS. TIM FULFORDis a Fellow and Lecturer in English at Jesus College, Cambridge. MORTON D. PALEYis a Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Foreword
The Whore of Babylon and the Woman in White: Coleridge's Radical Unitarian Languagep. 1
Coleridge and the Apocalyptic Grotesquep. 15
The Rhetoric of Secrecy: Figures of the Self in 'Frost at Midnight'p. 27
'Kubla Khan' and Orientalismp. 41
Coleridge's 'Love': 'All He Can Manage, More Than He Could'p. 49
Coleridge and the Royal Family: The Politics of Androgynyp. 67
Coleridge, Wollstonecraft, and the Rights of Womenp. 83
Coleridge on Human Communicationp. 99
Coleridge's Ekphrasis: Visionary Word-Paintingp. 111
The Ache in the Missing Limb: Coleridge and the Amputation of Meaningp. 123
The Literature of Power: Coleridge and De Quinceyp. 137
'I See It Feelingly': Coleridge's Debt to Hartleyp. 151
Aspects of Coleridge's Distinction Between Reason and Understandingp. 165
Coleridge, Language and Historyp. 181
A List of the Publications of J. B. Beerp. 195
Notes on the Contributorsp. 199
Tabula Gratulatoriap. 201
Indexp. 203
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