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Coleridge and the Romantic Newspaper: The 'Morning Post' and by Heidi Thomson

By Heidi Thomson

This e-book examines how Coleridge staged his deepest woes within the public house of the newspaper. It appears at his courses within the Morning Post, which first released one in every of his most famed poems, Dejection. An Ode. It unearths how he came across a socially sanctioned public outlet for poetic disappointments and private frustrations which he couldn't potentially articulate in the other means. that includes clean, contextual readings of validated significant poems; unique readings of epigrams, sentimental ballads, and translations; analyses of political and human-interest tales, this publication unearths the extraordinary quantity to which Coleridge used the general public medium of the newspaper to disclose his advanced and ambivalent deepest feelings approximately his marriage, his courting with the Wordsworths and the Hutchinsons, and the impact of those dynamics on his personal poetry and poetics.

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544). Not much more than a month later, on 20 December 1799, William and Dorothy moved into Dove Cottage. Coleridge picked up after William’s part in the letter with an affirmation of his close bonds with Dorothy and Mary: ‘You can feel what I cannot express for myself—how deeply I have been impressed by a world of scenery absolutely new to me. At Rydal & Grasmere I recd I think the deepest delight …. Why were you not with us Dorothy? 544–5). The 38 H. THOMSON silence to his wife was directly proportionate to his yearning for Dorothy’s and Mary’s presence.

While Wordsworth’s work on The Prelude was at least connected with Coleridge’s grand scheme of The Recluse, the sudden profuse production of shorter poems, in what was to become Wordsworth’s trademark style, was not. Mark Reed’s chronology of the many short poems which Wordsworth composed between October 1798 and the end of February 1799 points to a potential volume of this kind of verse. And indeed, most of these poems ended up in the second volume of the 1800 Lyrical Ballads (EY 255–63). 527).

545) Daniel Stuart’s offer of a contract to be a staff writer had probably reached Coleridge in the north via Cottle earlier in November (EV 245; Moorman 452). By 27 November Coleridge was in London, ready to embark on his new career at the Morning Post. 576, note). Among his Sockburn notebook entries are the following two: The long Entrancement of a True-love’s Kiss. 579) The consecutive order of these entries highlights the connection in Coleridge’s mind between his emotional state and the inevitable state of both separation and connection he feels between himself and ‘the North’.

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