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Author Badawī, Muḥammad Muṣṭafá.

Title Coleridge: critic of Shakespeare / M. M. Badawi
Published Cambridge [Eng.] : University Press, 1973


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 MELB  820.33 Z B1325  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description viii, 222 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Basic problems in Shakespearean criticism before Coleridge; 2. The relation between Coleridge's Shakespearean criticism and his theory of poetry; 3. Form and meaning; 4. Character and psychology; 5. Character and morality; 6. Shakespeare's poetry; Conclusion; Appendices; Index
Summary Coleridge's theories, insights and practical criticism underlie nearly all subsequent criticism in English. It was not only that he turned decisively away from eighteenth century views (clearly and usefully surveyed in the first chapter). His powerfully general theories of the imagination and of poetic language and structure provided permanent insights. He saw the plays as organic structures of poetic effects, the product of conscious artistry. These served Shakespeare's deep human insight, both psychological and moral. Dr Badawi provides a lucid analysis of the elements of Coleridge's criticism of Shakespeare, demonstrating the relationship with his criticism generally, and bringing out its originality, its validity and its influence on our concepts of poetic language, dramatic form and our response to the whole medium
Analysis Drama in English Shakespeare, William Criticism Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Critical studies
Notes Based on the author's thesis, University of London
Based on the author's thesis, University of London
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Knowledge -- Literature
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 19th century.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Criticism -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 72086417
ISBN 0521200407