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A Book I Value: Selected Marginalia

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Description for A Book I Value: Selected Marginalia Paperback. Offers a sampling of Coleridge's encyclopedic marginalia. This book also offers an introduction to Coleridge's life, the intellectual issues and concerns that held his attention, and the workings of his mind. It features brief headnotes that outline Coleridge's circumstances year by year and provide historical information. Editor(s): Jackson, H. J. Num Pages: 272 pages, index. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 17. Weight in Grams: 314.
Coleridge is such a celebrity that many who have never read The Rime of the Ancient Mariner have a fair idea who he was, and yet the common impression of him is not flattering. He is typically seen as a youthful genius transformed by drugs and philosophy into a tedious sage. It is time for a change of image. A Book I Value offers a one-volume sampling of Coleridge's encyclopedic marginalia, revealing a figure more complex but also more humanly attractive--clever, curious, playful, intense--than the one we are used to. This book makes a convenient introduction to Coleridge's ... Read more

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About Samuel Taylor Coleridge
H. J. Jackson is Professor of English at the University of Toronto. She is the author of Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books and coeditor of Coleridge's Marginalia (Princeton).

Reviews for A Book I Value: Selected Marginalia
You might be forgiven for wondering what wide appeal there is in a book which selects the marginal jottings of a long-dead poet... I have found myself turning to it again and again, first in the manner of a commonplace book, and then
for this is how the book is arranged
as a chronological record of the development of Coleridge's thoughts. And ... Read more

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