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Keats and Negative Capability

Keats and Negative Capability

Negative capability was a phrase first used by Romantic poet John Keats in 1817 to characterise the capacity of the greatest writers (par...

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The General Prologue

The General Prologue

The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middl...

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Mac Flecknoe

Mac Flecknoe

Mac Flecknoe (full title: Mac Flecknoe; or, A satyr upon the True-Blew-Protestant Poet, T.S.) is a verse mock-heroic satire written by Jo...

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Dejection: An Ode

Dejection: An Ode

Dejection: An Ode is a poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1802. The poem in its original form was written to Sara Hutchinson, a w...

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Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

"Kubla Khan; or, A Vision in a Dream: A Fragment" /ˌkʊblə ˈkɑːn/ is a poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, completed in 179...

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage. The mariner stops a man who ...

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English Phonetics and Phonology

English Phonetics and Phonology

English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks, p...

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The Greek Myths

The Greek Myths

The Greek Myths (1955) is a mythography, a compendium of Greek mythology, with comments and analyses, by the poet and writer Robert Grave...

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The De Coverley Papers (selection)

The De Coverley Papers (selection)

No character in our literature, not even Mr. Pickwick, has more endeared himself to successive generations of readers than Addison’s Sir ...

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