The Road to Xanadu: A Study in the Ways of the Imagination by John Livingstone Lowes

By John Livingstone Lowes

John Livingston Lowes's vintage paintings exhibits how quite a few photographs from Coleridge's broad analyzing, rather in go back and forth literature, coalesced to shape the imagistic texture of his most renowned poems, The Rime of the traditional Mariner" and "Kubla Khan." initially released in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library makes use of the most recent print-on-demand expertise to back make to be had formerly out-of-print books from the celebrated backlist of Princeton collage Press. those paperback versions guard the unique texts of those very important books whereas featuring them in sturdy paperback variants. The objective of the Princeton Legacy Library is to enormously raise entry to the wealthy scholarly history present in the millions of books released by means of Princeton college Press because its founding in 1905.

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And I shall only add that in Omniana this last entry, slightly changed, has shifted its application from the Seminoles to Sophocles! 37 The next four entries will round out the dozen pages I have chosen. —40 That last is a fragment of the poem which was the destined setting for Hartley's tranquillizing visit to the glimpses of the moon. "Written in April, 1798," says the title as it stood in the Lyrical Ballads; and the reading of Bartram's fascinating pages, interrupted only long enough to pick up Hartley, be­ longs, it is clear, to those same vernal hours.

The italics, I hasten to add, are the editors', and whether the scruples were mathematical or ethical, I do not know. For further references, and for the credibility of the plausible Mr. Foersch, the interested reader is referred to the Notes79—or better still, to the London Magazine. Chaos 19 pleasure we are not deprived. For the sinister conception of "A Tartarean Forest all of Upas Trees" (which Poe, had he known it, might have envied) was born of a perusal of that amiable and innocuous performance "The Loves of the Plants"!

A large stone which I struck against just under my crown" (House of Letters, pp. 107-08). The italics I am guilty of myself. t Is this Mrs. Danvers's righteous protest against the thin potations of the earlier entry, in favour of addiction, at any cost, to sack? 24 Book One: Chapter ι reduce to Mem. To -write—m- a regular form the Swedenborgian's Reveries—/ Mem. To remember to examine into the Laws upon Wrecks as at present existing Mem. — to examine it—. 109 Joseph Cottle's brother Amos (who now chiefly lives in Byron's malicious line, "0 Amos Cottle!

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