By John Beer
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First released in 1959 by way of Chatto & Windus, this much-cited publication throws mild at the highbrow association of Coleridge's poetry and the innovative characteristics implicit in his philosophy.
John Beer's remedy of the visionary Coleridge is whilst an informative spouse to the 18th century's explorations of mythology in such works as Calmet’s Antiquities Sacred and Profane, Burnet’s conception of the Earth, Campanella’s urban of the solar, Lowth's De Sacra Poesi Hebraeorum, Maurice’s Hindostan, Bryant’s research of old Mythology, Grew's Cosmologia Sacra.
Chapter headings: Coleridge and Romanticism; The experience of Glory; ‘Science, Freedom and the reality in Christ’; The Daemonic elegant; the wonderful solar; ‘By the entire Eagle in thee, the entire Dove’; The River and the Caverns; Fountain of the solar; The Visionary Gleam.
John Beer's books comprise Coleridge's Poetic Intelligence, Blake's Humanism, Blake's Visionary Universe, Wordsworth and the Human center, Wordsworth in Time, wondering Romanticism (ed.), Romantic realization: Blake to Mary Shelley, Post-Romantic recognition: Dickens to Sylvia Plath, Romantic impacts and William Blake: A Literary Life.