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Biographia literaria

or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions : and two lay sermons: I. The statesman's manual: II. Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters

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Published by G. Bell in London .

About the Book

Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1817 work Biographia Literaria is an autobiography in discourse; loosely structured and non-linear, the work is meditative and contains numerous philosophical essays. Initially criticized as the product of Coleridge's opiate-driven descent into illness, more recent critics have given the work far more credit and recognition. The book is the origin of the well-known critical idea of "willing suspension of disbelief."

Edition Notes

Series
Bohn's standard library

Classifications

Library of Congress
PR4476 .A1 1817a

The Physical Object

Pagination
v, 440 p.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7218347M
Internet Archive
biographialitera00coleuoft
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