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Author Class, Monika.

Title Coleridge and Kantian ideas in England, 1796-1817 : Coleridge's responses to German philosophy / Monika Class
Published London ; New York [N.Y.] : Bloomsbury, 2012
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Series Continuum literary studies
Continuum literary studies.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction \ 1. The Early Mediators of Kant in Bristol and London, 1790-1796 \ 2. Coleridge's moral-political engagement in the mid 1790s \ 3. Coleridge and the Categorical Imperative in 1796 \ 4. Fears in Solitude and Kant's Concept of Nature as the Guarantee for Perpetual Peace, 1798-1802 \ 5. Perpetual Peace in Coleridge's Prose, 1802-1809 \ 6. Retrospective Suppression of Early Acquaintance with Kant, 1817 \ 7. Coleridge's Reading by Anticipation of the Critique of Pure Reason, 1806 \ Conclusion: Beyond 'Coleridge and the Transmission of Kantian Philosophy' \ Bibliography \ Index
Summary "Author of Biographia Literaria (1817) and The Friend (1809-10,1812 and 1818), Samuel Taylor Coleridge was the central figure in the British transmission of German idealism in the nineteenth century. The advent of Immanuel Kant in Coleridge's thought is traditionally seen as the start of the poet's turn towards an internalized Romanticism. Demonstrating that Coleridge's discovery of Kant came at an earlier point than has been previously recognized, this book examines the historical roots of Coleridge's life-long preoccupation with Kant over a period of twenty years from the first extant Kant entry until the publication of his autobiography. Drawing on previously unpublished contemporary reviews of Kant and seeking socio-political meaning outside the literary canon in the English radical circles of the 1790s, Monika Class here establishes conceptual affinities between Coleridge's writings and that of Kant's earliest English mediators and in doing so revises Coleridge's allegedly non-political response to Kant"-- Provided by publisher
"Examines the influence of Kant - and in particular the neglected influence of his moral and political philosophy - on the work of Coleridge"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Knowledge -- Philosophy, German
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Philosophy.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Influence.
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