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Published: 10 July 2008

292 Pages | 28 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199233052

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Fine Arts

Morton D. Paley

  • Tells the story of Coleridge's initiation into art: his friendship with collector and artist Sir George Beaumont and his travels in Italy and visit to Rome with American painter Washington Allston
  • Forms a fascinating picture of art-collecting, criticism, and connoirsseurship in Coleridge's time
  • Shows how considerable Coleridge's thinking about fine arts was, and how interesting - and the degree to which they contributed to his general aesthetic
  • Richly illustrated