Quotes by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

About Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. His critical work, especially on Shakespeare, was highly influential, and he helped introduce German idealist philosophy to English-speaking culture. Coleridge coined many familiar words and phrases, including suspension of disbelief. He was a major influence on Emerson and American transcendentalism.

Author Bio

  • NameSamuel Taylor Coleridge
  • DescriptionEnglish poet, literary critic and philosopher
  • AliasesS. T. Coleridge
  • BornOctober 21, 1772
  • DiedJuly 25, 1834
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionPoet; Philosopher; Theologian; Writer
  • WorksThe Rime Of The Ancient Mariner