Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Born: 21 October 1772, Ottery Saint Mary, United Kingdom


His Parents: Stephen Fricker, and Martha Rowles Children: Sara Coleridge Wife: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (m. 1795–1808) Died: 24 September 1845

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher, and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He also shared volumes and collaborated with Charles Lamb, Robert Southey, and Charles Lloyd.

His works are:

(a) A DayDream (b) The Devil's Thoughts (c) The Suicide's Argument (d) The Wanderings of Cain

1. Early Works:

2. Later Works:

(a) Kubla Khan (1816) (b) Christabel (1797) (c) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)

3. Shorter Poems:

(a) Ode to Dejection (b) Frost at Midnight (c) Fears in Solitude (d) Love Poems (e) Hymn Before Sunrise in the Vale of Chamouni (f) Work Without Hope (g) Religious Musing etc.

4. Prose Works:

(a) Biographia Literaria or My Literary Life and Opinions (1817) (b) Aids to Reflection (1815) (c) Lectures on Shakespeare (1849) (d) The Friend (1809) (e) The Watchman (1796) (f) Sibyllne Leaves (1817) (g) Table Talk (1835)

S. T. Coleridge, Romantic Period