cover image Coleridge: 2early Visions

Coleridge: 2early Visions

Richard Holmes. Penguin Books, $9.95 (432pp) ISBN 978-0-14-012440-8

This 1989 winner of England's Whitbread Prize, the first of two volumes, discusses with admiration the Romantic man of letters's impulsive personality, his exotic poetry and critical essays,pk and his relationships with and influences on prominent writers of the period. PW called this ``a work of narrative skill, outstanding scholarship and original interpretation.'' Illustrated. (May)