Orientalism | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by John Drew

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Orientalism.
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Critical Essay by John Drew

SOURCE: “‘Kubla Khan’ and Orientalism,” in Coleridge's Visionary Languages: Essays in Honor of J. B. Beer, edited by Tim Fulford and Morton D. Paley, D. S. Brewer, 1993, pp. 41-47.

In the following essay, Drew discusses elements of Orientalism and neo-Platonism in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem “Kubla Khan,” speculating on possible influences from Coleridge's reading.

‘… the images rose up before him as things with           a parallel production of the correspondent expressions …’ 

Preface to ‘Kubla Khan’

A landmark among attempts to take Coleridge up on his challenge to explore ‘Kubla Khan’ as a psychological curiosity was John Livingston Lowes' book, The...

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