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Theories_of_Poetry - Coleridge

Theories_of_Poetry - Coleridge - British Theories of Poetry...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 British Romanticism Theories of Poetry II: A Study of Manifestos
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2/4/11 Manifesto: document that defends a major shift in thinking (philosophical defense of new thought and writing) Themes that Unify Romantic Manifestos 1) Centrality of Imagination 2) Role of the Poet Prophet 3) Redemptive Power of Poetry
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2/4/11 Biographia Literaria S a m u e l T a y l o r [474]
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2/4/11 Biographia Literaria “It was the union of deep feeling with profound thought ; the fine balance of truth in observing with the imaginative faculty in modifying the objects observed; and above all the original gift of spreading the tone , the atmosphere, and with it the depth and height of the ideal world, around forms, incidents, and situations of which, for the common view, custom had bedimmed all the luster , had dried up the sparkle and the dewdrops.”
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2/4/11 Biographia Literaria “To find no contradiction in the union of old and new , to contemplate the Ancient of
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