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Biographia Literaria, or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions Summary
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Biographia Literaria, or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions Summary

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Biographia Literaria by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the book that Coleridge wanted to write for a long time, examining the relationships between literature and philosophy. The book began as a conversation between Coleridge and his neighbor, William Wordsworth, although the book did not appear for another seventeen years. Coleridge provided the ideas for the Preface to the second edition of Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads and this then was developed into Biographia Literaria, which he dreamed about writing for a long time.

Biographia Literaria is concerned with the form of poetry, the genius of the poet and the relationship to philosophy. Coleridge feels that all of the great writers had their basis in philosophy because philosophy was the sum of all knowledge at this time. All education at that time consisted of a study of philosophy. Coleridge examines issues like the use of language in poetry and how it relates...

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