By R. A. Foakes
the one enormous textual content of a chain of lectures on Shakespeare via S T Coleridge is that supplied by means of J P Collier's Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton
(1856). His textual content of those very important lectures given by means of Coleridge in 1811-12 has been the root of all sleek versions. This version relies on hitherto unpublished transcripts of the lectures made via Collier whilst, as a tender guy, he attended Coleridge's lectures. R A Foakes' advent and appendices exhibit the level to which Collier revised and adjusted Coleridge's phrases for the version he released forty-five years later. This quantity as a result offers a way more authoritative textual content of Coleridge's most vital Shakespeare lectures.
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