Marginalia: Valckenaer to Zwick

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Princeton University Press, 2001 - 732 pages
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In his introduction to this edition of Coleridge's Marginalia, the late George Whalley wrote, ''There is no body of marginalia--in English, or perhaps in any other language--comparable with Coleridge's in range and variety and in the sensitiveness, scope, and depth of his reaction to what he was reading.'' The Princeton edition of the Marginalia, of which this is the sixth volume, brings together over eight thousand notes, many never before printed, varying from a single word to substantial essays. In alphabetical order of authors, the notes are presented literatim from the original manuscripts whenever the annotated volumes can be found. Each note is preceded by the passage of the original text that appears to have provoked Coleridge's comment. Texts in foreign languages are followed by translations.


The present volume comprises annotations on more than fifty books and manuscripts (from Valckenaer to Zwick, plus Addenda), including comments on Wordsworth's ''Benjamin the Waggoner,'' ''The Prelude,'' and ''Translation of Virgil's Aeneid,'' as well as on William Godwins's verse drama ''Abbas.'' A key-word index to the six volumes of Marginalia, provided here, will give readers ready access to Coleridge's ideas on subjects ranging from literature and philosophy through religion, politics, history, biography, and science.


  

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Aristotle’s Metaphysics and Jackson’s Marginalia » Subject/Object ...
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PART I: WORKS BY COLERIDGE / Marginalia (primarily transcripts)
Marginalia in two speeches, ed. unspec. Transcribed SC. (BT 37). ... Marginalia on his 71st sermon [edition unspecified]. 2 copies. Transcribed ...
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Marginalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marginalia is the general term for notes, scribbles, and editorial comments made in the margin of a book. The term is also used to describe drawings and ...
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marginalia - Encyclopedia.com
mar·gi·na·li·a / ˌmärjəˈnālēə / • pl. n. marginal notes
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RN Book Show - 19October2007 - Inscriptions and marginalia - a ...
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SHELF LIFE; From the Margins of Literature, Blasphemy Beckons ...
Marginalia, says hj Jackson, a professor of English at the University of Toronto, ... Marginalia, almost by definition, seem unworthy of this attention; ...
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COLERIDGE'S MARGINALIA ON RALEIGH'S ℌHISTORY OF THE WORLD.”
COLERIDGE'S MARGINALIA ON RALEIGH'S ℌHISTORY OF THE WORLD.” C MANSFIELD INGLEBY notesj 297, 5-6, © Oxford University Press, 1855.
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About the author (2001)

Born in Ottery St. Mary, England, in 1772, Samuel Taylor Coleridge studied revolutionary ideas at Cambridge before leaving to enlist in the Dragoons. After his plans to start a communist society in the United States with his friend Robert Southey, later named poet laureate of England, were botched, Coleridge instead turned his attention to teaching and journalism in Bristol. Coleridge married Southey's sister-in-law Sara Fricker, and they moved to Nether Stowey, where they became close friends with William and Dorothy Wordsworth. From this friendship a new poetry emerged, one that focused on Neoclassic artificiality. In later years, their relationship became strained, partly due to Coleridge's moral collapse brought on by opium use, but more importantly because of his rejection of Wordworth's animistic views of nature. In 1809, Coleridge began a weekly paper, The Friend, and settled in London, writing and lecturing. In 1816, he published Kubla Kahn. Coleridge reported that he composed this brief fragment, considered by many to be one of the best poems ever written lyrically and metrically, while under the influence of opium, and that he mentally lost the remainder of the poem when he roused himself to answer an ill-timed knock at his door. Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, and his sonnet Ozymandias are all respected as inventive and widely influential Romantic pieces. Coleridge's prose works, especially Biographia Literaria, were also broadly read in his day. Coleridge died in 1834.

H.J. Jackson is professor of English at the University of Toronto.

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