• Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), poet, critic and philosopher, was one of the Lake Poets.  Lyrical Ballads, published in 1798, a collaboration between Coleridge and Wordsworth, is widely acknowledged as representing the start of the Romantic Movement. Some of his best-known works include The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan and the prose work Biographia Literaria (1817).  An opium addict for much of his lifetime, he died in 1834.

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