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Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought David Vallins

Coleridge and the Psychology of Romanticism: Feeling and Thought

David Vallins

Published December 10th 1999
ISBN : 9780312215798
Hardcover
236 pages
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In addition to being the leading philosopher in English Romanticism and one of its greatest poets, Coleridge explores the dynamics of consciousness and mental functioning more extensively than any of his contemporaries. This book compares hisMoreIn addition to being the leading philosopher in English Romanticism and one of its greatest poets, Coleridge explores the dynamics of consciousness and mental functioning more extensively than any of his contemporaries. This book compares his psychological theories with his diverse exemplifications of Romanticisms self-reflective quest for transcendence, showing how he continually highlights the circular and mutual influence of ideas and emotions underlying idealism and the cult of the sublime.