Kubla Khan | Critical Essay by Stephen Tapscott

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Kubla Khan.
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Critical Essay by Stephen Tapscott

SOURCE: “Pandemonium in Xanadu,” Romanticism Past and Present, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1981, pp. 23-40.

In the following essay, Tapscott proposes that Coleridge's vision of Xanadu in “Kubla Khan” closely parallels Milton's Eden before the Fall, both in its description of the physical detail and in its moral ambiguity.

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man                                 
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