Coleridge Bulletin

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The Coleridge Bulletin, published twice yearly, is sent to members of the Friends of Coleridge. Articles are made available online three years after the publication of the printed version.

Editor: Graham Davidson gcdd@blueyonder.co.uk
Reviews' Editor: Jeffrey Barbeau jeffrey.barbeau@wheaton.edu

Click here to see an index of Bulletin articles published to 2020

All Bulletin articles published online are listed below: click on titles to read

New Series 52, Winter 2018

Anthony Harding: Coleridge, Wakefield and the Suppressed History of Dissent
Anya Taylor:  Human and Non-Human: Coleridge, Peter Larkin and Eco-Poetry
Peter Cheyne:  ‘Wild Activity of Thoughts’: Associationism and the Idea of Life
Edward Weech:  Thomas Manning and the Coleridge circle
Lilach Naishtat Bornstein:  A Collaborative Reading of Christabel in Hebrew
Linda Reesman'Love in Fairy-land': Literary Wives and Daughters
Yimon Lo:  The River Sonnets of Bowles, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Kathryn Walls:  An Ovidian Antecedent for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Coleridge at Cambridge  In his own words and those of his biographers

Reviews

Jeffrey Barbeau:  Reviews Editorial
Fred Burwick on The Legacy of Göttingen, by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg
Joel Harter on Mariner: A Voyage with S. T. Coleridge, by Malcolm Guite
Talissa Ford on Memorializing Animals in the Romantic Period, by Chase Pielak
Adam Walker on Coleridge the Mystic Poet, by Eric Wasilewski, and
     Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poet and Revolutionary, by Jacqueline Mulhallen     
Tim Whelan introduces Mary Hays, her Life, Writing and Correspondence

New Series 51, Summer 2018

The Life and work of John Beer
John Beer Bibliography

Peter Larkin:  Imagine Counter-Imagine: Coleridge’s Haunted Re-Dedications
Kenneth Boyd: 'All that metaphysical disquisition' & the Faculty Divine Deleted?
Genevieve Smart:  The Trinitarian Dialectics of Child Development
Malcolm Guite:  From Shaping Spirit to Living Power: A Theology of Imaginatio
Helen Boyles: ‘Wild Walking’ and Extraordinary Revelations in STC’s Notebooks
Graham Davidson:  Coleridge’s Primary and Religious Imagination: A Prescript

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Jeffrey Barbeau on Short Selections from John Beer’s works, and Reviews Editorial
Eugene Stelzig on This Long Pursuit, by Richard Holmes
Paul Cheshire on A Modern Coleridge, by Andrea Timar
Stuart Andrews on Romanticism and Methodism, by Helen Boyles
Katy Beavers on Radical Contra-diction, by Björn Bosserhof
Justin Shepherd on Professor William Knight, by Reavell, Gill, Roe & Cowton

New Series 50, Winter 2017

Tim Fulford: Brothers in Lore: Thalaba, ‘Christabel’ and ‘Kubla Khan’
Gregory Leadbetter: The ‘true wild weird spirit’ of Christabel
Graham Davidson: Christabel: A Poem of Transformation
Perdita Davidson: Christabel: A Poem of Transgression

Cristina Flores: Transatlantic Cudworth
Dillon Struwig: Coleridge’s Critical Commentary on Schelling’s Freedom Essay

Timothy Whelan and James Vigus: A Newly Discovered Coleridge Annotation
Timothy Whelan: Coleridge and Hughes: An Ecumenical Friendship, 1795-1831

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Jeffrey Barbeau on Two Centuries of Kubla Khan
James Engellon on Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, by J.C.C. Mays
Gregory Leadbetter on Poems, in Two Volumes, ed. Richard Matlak
Murray Evans on Imagination and the Playfulness of God, by Robin Stockitt, and    
Poetic Faith from Coleridge to Tolkien, by Michael Tomko
Allison Dushane on Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination, by David Ward
Adam Neikirk on The Idea of Infancy in British Poetry, by D.B. Ruderman
Christine Woody on Coleridge and the Romantic Newspaper, by Heidi Thomson
Ralf Haekel on A Romantics Chronology, by Martin Garrett

Peter Larkin: Study Weekend Report 2017 ― Coleridge’s Religious Imagination

New Series 49, Summer 2017

Peter J. Manning:   Edward Irving: Coleridge, Sign and Symbol
Robin Jarvis:  Delinquent Travellers:, Coleridge, Wordsworth, and the Rhine Tour
Jessica Fay:  Coleridge, Wordsworth and Sir G. Beaumont: the  ‘Sketcheresque’
Murray J. Evans:  Coleridge’s Sublime & On the Constitution of Church and State
Kimberley Page-Jones:  Nocturnal Coleridge: the 1803 autumnal fragments
Jacob Lloyd:  ‘every Thing is God’: Coleridge and Priestley Reconsidered
Tom Clucas:  Bristol miscellanies: STC’s conversational ideal for Lyrical Ballads
Daniel Larson:  What Was Left of Coleridge’s Cain
Jonatan González:  The Afterlife of Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the Spanish Press
Sharon Tai:  Poetic Obscurity in the Sublime System of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Shirley Watters:  Two Tributes, from her Service of Thanksgiving
Derrick Woolf:  A Tribute by Tilla Brading

Reviews

Jeffrey Barbeau:  Looking Back, Looking Forward
Seamus Perry on Romantic Poetry and Literary Coteries by Tim Fulford
Paul Cheshire on Coleridge’s Chrysopoetics by Kiran Toor
Jacob Risinger on Coleridge and Communication by Florian Bissig

New Series 48, Winter 2016

David Hopkins: The ‘Englit’ Syllabus and ‘The Canon'
Kazuko Oguro: Does Coleridge Anticipate Bergson?
J. Gerald Janzen: The Dialectics of Faith in Coleridge’s First Notebook
Genevieve Smart: Protolanguage, the Logos and the “The Eolian Harp”
Nicola Healey: The Problem of Alcohol in Hartley Coleridge’s Life and Work
Hilary Newman: Henry Crabb Robinson on William Godwin

Nigel Dodd: A Tribute read at his Memorial Service, by Tim Dodd

Reviews

The Henry Crabb Robinson Project – a report by James Vigus
Paul Hamilton on Guilty Thing: A Life of De Quincey by Frances Wilson
Adam Neikirk on The Green Mantle of Romanticism, and Green Writing
Emma Poval on The Letters of William Godwin, Vol II, ed. Pamela Clemit
Stuart George listens to Esteesee, by Ange Hardy

New Series 47, Summer 2016

Anya Taylor: Coleridge’s Worries about the Afterlife
Paul Cheshire: Poems 1803 - the Fall of Cottle and the Rise of Longman
Nick Dodd: Sleep and Prayer in ‘The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere’
John Williams: Peter Bell - Wordsworth’s addiction to doubt
Emma Mason: Thinking with plants - ecological logos and The Ancient Mariner
Peter Larkin: A Back to Back Reading of  The Ancient Mariner and Peter Bell
Graham Pechey: Living Powers - Idea and Symbol in Coleridge

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Timothy Whelan on Coleridge’s Father, by Jim Mays

Notices

James Vigus on Il Canto dell’Antico Navicante, translated by Ugo Gervasoni
Vicky Beddow introduces A Life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances Wilson
David Worthy retires: a tribute by Justin Shepherd

New Series 46, Winter 2015

Timothy Whelan: Crabb Robinson on Pre-Existence and the Afterlife
James Vigus: Coleridge’s Translation of Friedrich Schiller’s Wallenstein Plays
J. Gerald Janzen: Coleridge & his Father in the Conclusions to BL and OM2
Chine Sonoi: Wat Tyler and A Vision of Judgement: Southey’s liberal sensibility
Richard Gravil: A ‘hideous rout’: Wordsworth’s ‘Thanksgiving Ode’ in Context
Zachary Seager: Henry James, ‘The Coxon Fund’, and a ‘fine central genius’
Barry Hough: Coleridge in Wig and Gown: The ‘Pirates’ and the Pelican
Hilary Newman: Henry Crabb Robinson and Sara Coleridge

Reviews

Cecilia Muratori on Aurora (Morgen Röte im auffgang, 1612), by Jacob Boehme
Nicholas Halmi on Biographia Literaria, edited by Adam Roberts
Ewan Jones on Tragic Coleridge, by Chris Murray
Hilary Newman on Sara Coleridge: Her Life and Thought, by Jeffrey Barbeau
Chris Murray on Osorio and Sheridan’s Duel
Jo Taylor on ‘Southey and the Bristol Poets’ – A One Day Conference

New Series 45, Summer 2015

Jim Mays - Reading Alice du Clos, and for the birds
Paul Cheshire - Shakespeare Milton: Coleridge's Psychomachia
Murray Evans - Sublime Hermeneutics in Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit
Nigel Dodd - T S Eliot, Coleridge and Shakespeare's Richard II
Sally West and Jen Davis - 'Witchery by daylight': Christabel unbound
Daniel Weeks - Coleridge: Nationhood and the Limits of Collective Memory

The Kyoto Conference on Coleridge and Contemplation
Emily Holman and Dillon Struwig - Coleridge and Contemplation in Kyoto
Roger Scruton - Imagination and Truth: Reflections after Coleridge

Reviews

Warren Oakley on Great Shakespeareans, ed. Rawson, Holland, Paulin & Poole
Jeffrey Barbeau on Private Lives of the Ancient Mariner, by Molly Lefebure
Paul Cheshire on What Coleridge Thought, by Owen Barfield
Barry Murnane on Medicine and the Natural Supernatural, by Gavin Budge
Cristina Flores and Jonatan Gonzalez on Romantic Literature, by John Gilroy
Justin Shepherd on Lyrical Ballads 1798 and 1802, ed. Fiona Stafford

New Series 44, Winter 2014

Michael Raiger - Coleridge and Hopkins
Kimberley Page-Jones - Lines in Motion and Thoughts in Act in the Notebooks
Judith Thompson - Coleridge, Thelwall and "Visions of Philosophy"
John Thelwall - "Visons of Philosophy"
Justin Shepherd - 'The Picture or, The Lover's Resolution'
Andrew Keanie - De Quincey's Portrait of Coleridge as a Work of Fine Art
Elisa Beshero-Bondar - Bailing Out Coleridge
Peter Cheyne - The Art of Poetic Life-Writing
Marija Reiff - Commanding Genius and Shakespearean Allusion in Zapolya

Reviews

Ross Wilson on Coleridge and Kantian Ideas in England, by Monika Class
Eugene Stelzig on Myself and Some Other Being, by Daniel Robinson
Susan Valladares on British Georgian Theatre, by David Worrall
Richard Gravil on William and Dorothy Wordsworth, by Pamela Woof

New Series 43, Summer 2014

Paul Cheshire - William Gilbert: Son of a Saintly Slave Owner
James Vigus - Coleridge's View of the Daimonion of Socrates
Gregory Leadbetter - Coleridge and the Waters of Plynlimon
Gavin Sourgen - Ambitious Abjection: Poetic Activation through Inertia
Gabriele de Luca - Coleridge and Vico: influence or theoretical affinity?   Part 2
Katy Beavers - The Legacy of the AM: Mary Shelley and the Wanderer

Reviews

Tim Whelan on Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm, by Kenneth R Johnston   Part 2
Jeffrey Einboden on Coleridge's Philosophy of Faith, by Joel Harter
Ewan James Jones on Romantic Poetry: An Annotated Anthology (Blackwell)
James Castell on Animality in British Romanticism, by Peter Heymans
Warren Oakley on Shandean Humour, eds. K Vieweg, J Vigus & K M Wheeler
Sarah Weiger on Dorothy Wordsworth: Wonders of Everyday, by Pamela Woof
Tessa Whitehouse on The Life of Daniel Defoe, by John Richetti
Ben Manning on Clouds of Glory, a film by Ken Russell and Melvyn Bragg

 New Series 42, Winter 2013

Tim Fulford - Coleridge's Visions of 1816
Helen Boyles- Visions of Fatherhood in Coleridge's Early and Late Poetry
Linda Reesman - Coleridge being Coleridge
Hilary Newman - The Structure of Sara Coleridge's Phantasmion
Paul Kim - Ecotheological Elements in Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Sonnets

Reviews

Simon Jarvis on Promising Losses, by Peter Larkin
Justin Shepherd on Experimental Poetics, by J C C Mays
Philip Aherne on Translantic Transcendantalism, by Samantha Harvey
Daniel Cook on John Keats: A New Life, by Nicholas Roe
Joel Harter on Symbol and Intuition, edited by H Huhn and J Vigus

New Series 41, Summer 2013

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New Series 40, Winter 2012

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New Series 39, Summer 2012

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New Series 38, Winter 2011

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New Series 37, Summer 2011


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New Series 36, Winter 2010

 


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New Series 35, Summer 2010

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New Series 34, Winter 2009

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New Series 33, Summer 2009

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New Series 32, Winter 2008

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New Series 31, Summer 2008

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New Series 30, Winter 2007

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New Series 29, Summer 2007

In Memoriam

 

New Series 28, Winter 2006

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New Series 27, Summer 2006

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New Series 26, Winter 2005

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New Series 25, Summer 2005

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New Series 24, Winter 2004

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New Series 23, Spring 2004

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New Series 22, Winter 2003

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New Series 21, Spring 2003

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New Series 20, Winter 2002

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New Series 19, Spring 2002

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New Series 18, Winter 2001

 

New Series 17, Summer 2001

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New Series 16, Winter 2000

 

New Series 15, Spring 2000

 

New Series 14, Autumn 1999

New Series 13, Spring 1999

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  • Tilar Mazzeo Romanticism and Colonialism: Writing and Empire, 1780-1830, edited by Tim Fulford and Peter Kitson

 

New Series 12, Winter 1998

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New Series 11, Spring 1998

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New Series 10, Autumn 1997

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New Series 9, Spring 1997

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New Series 8, Autumn 1996

Conference Issue, July 1996 [unnumbered]

  • Peter Larkin David Jones and The Ancient Mariner
  • Alan Halsey An Afterword
  • Antje Klesse Mervyn Peake's illustrations for 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'

 

New Series 7, Spring 1996

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New Series 6, Autumn 1995

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Cornelius Peck Lines Written between Alfoxden and Nether Stowey (Poem)

 

New Series 5, Spring 1995

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New Series 4, Autumn 1994

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New Series 3, Spring 1994

 

New Series 2, Autumn 1993

 

New Series 1, Winter 1992/93

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The Coleridge Bulletin 3, Winter 1990

 

The Coleridge Bulletin 2, Summer 1989

 

The Coleridge Bulletin 1, Summer 1988

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