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Coleridge and the conservative imagination

Alan Gregory

Coleridge and the conservative imagination

by Alan Gregory

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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, GA .
Written in English


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Statementby Alan P. R. Gregory.
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LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
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Open LibraryOL22560603M
ISBN 100865548013

dge brilliantly depicts the word-picture of imagination and fancy in order to draw a demarcating line between these two aspects in the chapter .   „Samuel Taylor Coleridge divides imagination into two parts; the primary and secondary imagination. As the „Living Power and Prime Agent‟ the primary imagination is attributed a divine quality, namely the creation of the self the „I am‟ However, because it is not subject to human will, the poet has no control over the primary imagination.

The unifying thrust of the book is an exploration of the tension in Coleridge's theory and practice between the Imagination and the Natural, and a delineation of the particular profile of Coleridge's imagination as compared to that of Wordsworth. There are challenging reassessments of Dejection: an. Liberalism and the Conservative Imagination JENNIFER BURNS O ver halfa century ago, liberals andconservatives skirmished on the pages ofthe nation'sleading opinion magazines aboutthe definition ofthe word conservative. More than mere semantics, the argument centered on what it meant to be conservative and who would determineFile Size: 3MB.

"The imagination is the power by which we indwell our environment: which includes both the created and the uncreated. Through imagination we find ourselves imaged and anticipated in nature and through imagination we know ourselves as made in the image of God." From 'Coleridge and the conservative imagination' by Alan P R Gregory.   Thus while Coleridge argued that the poet relied on both Fancy and Imagination when inventing a poem, and that the poet should seek a balance of these two faculties, (Coleridge, Biographia Literari, vol 1, p. ) the "active" and "transformative" powers of the Imagination negated the contribution of, and representation of Fancy.


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Why should anyone bother with Coleridge either as a theologian or a political theorist. At first in desperation, but now quite deliberately, Alan Gregory Coleridge and the conservative imagination book suggests that one should bother because Coleridge mounted an imporant critique of reductionist explanations of human society and moral agency, and because Coleridge has much regarding that important Reviews: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "MUP/H"--Page [iv]. Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Coleridge among the Conservatives --Radical Imaginings --Among the Conservatives --The Later Political Writings --Philosophical Psychology and Conservative Politics --Prologue: Does Fortune Favor Fools?--Identification and the Goals.

Coleridge’s place in conservative and liberal traditions of thought is assessed in Chapter 9. In the decades after his death, Coleridge was regarded as a conservative.

Mill saw him as a ‘Tory philosopher’; he viewed Coleridgean conservatism as some have seen Burke’s, as a Second, not Counter- Enlightenment view.

Burke does not figure as a conservative in Mill’s discussion. Coleridge and the Conservative Imagination (Mercer University Press, ) by Alan P. Gregory _____ he provocative title of this book reflects a trend in Romantic studies.

In John Beer commented that a large number of recent books contained the word ‘imagination’ in the title, yet that few of these were really about. Samuel Taylor Coleridge () is famous as the English poet who wrote Kubla Khan and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, but today is almost forgotten as one of the greatest political thinkers of his time.

He was the first conservative to advocate social and political reforms as a means of maintaining a stable and cohesive society. COLERIDGE/CONSERVATIVE IMAGINATION Hardcover – Bargain Price, October 1, by Alan Gregory (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Alan Gregory. Coleridge describes primary imagination as the “mysterious power” which can extract “hidden ideas and meanings” from objective data.

Secondary Imagination: The primary imagination is universal and possessed by all. The secondary imagination makes artistic creation possible. It requires an effort of the will and conscious effort. Introduction The Biographia Literaria an autobiography in discourse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which he published in It was one of Coleridge's main critical studies.

In this work, he discussed the elements of writing. The work is long and seemingly loosely structured, and although there are autobiographical elements, it is not a straightforward. coleridge s theory of imagination today Download coleridge s theory of imagination today or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get coleridge s theory of imagination today book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Fancy Imagination. Buy Coleridge and the Conservative Imagination by Alan Gregory (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society () is a collection of sixteen essays by American literary critic Lionel Trilling, published by Viking in The book was edited by Pascal Covici, who had worked with Trilling when he edited and introduced Viking's Portable Matthew Arnold in With the exception of the preface, which was written specifically for Author: Lionel Trilling.

A section of this essay was originally published in Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge and is republished with gracious permission from the author. The Imaginative Conservative applies the principle of appreciation to the discussion of culture and politics—we approach dialogue with magnanimity rather than with mere you help us remain a.

Furthermore, Coleridge put an accent on the difference between imagination and fancy. In fact, while imagination was the creative power of poetry, fancy was just a 5/5(1). Get an answer for 'Imagination in Coleridge's theory is divided into 3 types: Primary, Secondary and Fancy.

Discuss them in his poem "Kubla Khan." ' and. Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Biographia Literaria treatment of these issues tends to be conservative in its foundation, yet also blatant and original. He does not cater to one certain audience; rather he expresses his own thoughts from For Coleridge, it was the Imagination that was responsible for acts that were truly creative and File Size: 88KB.

Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination advocates for literature as a vital counterpart to science in theorizing the relationship of human beings to the rest of the material world.” (Allison Dushane, The Coleridge Bulletin, Vol.

50, ) 'This is an engaging and persuasive study, accessible and useful to those familiar with Romantic : Ward, David, July.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge has books on Goodreads with ratings. Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s most popular book is The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. albatrosses were part also of his experience. He, like Coleridge, had read insatiably. But in his case the public imagination was, and is still, caught by the symbol of a great voyage, the voyage of the Beagle.

After Dar win's book, The Origin of Species, was published in he wrote to the Reverend Baden Powell, "If I have taken anything. Long celebrated as a great aesthetic idealist and champion of the imagination, Coleridge is now beginning to be understood as a literary critic with many other dimensions, with exciting and far-reaching insights into language, and with detailed notions about the psychological, historical, and linguistic demands of the literary experience.

In this study. We may find in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s writings essential guides for the seas we have to navigate in the “post-modern” era Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Malcolm Guite (Hodder & Stoughton, ) The following passage is a brief extract from my new book Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Coleridge stressed the role of imagination. He distinguished between “ primary ” and “ secondary ” imagination. He described “ primary imagination ” as a fusion of perception.3/5(1).Joseph Pearce is Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative.A native of England, Mr.

Pearce is Director of Book Publishing at the Augustine Institute, editor of the St. Austin Review, and series editor of the Ignatius Critical is the author of numerous books, which include The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde.

After all, Coleridge had been just recruited as an intellectual ally by the New England "party of the future," to use another handy phrase of Emerson, so that someone who evidently represented the "party of the past" and did just the same must have seemed a rather strange figure.