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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

October 19, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

**This Great Books class will be held virtually over Zoom**

featuring Joseph Fletcher, Teaching Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature


One of the best-known and best-loved poems in the English language

Coleridge is a master of mellifluous poetic phrasing—hypnotic and incantatory—and uses it deftly to weave a spellbinding tale of sin and redemption.—

One of the great narrative poems in English, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is admired for its fluid meter and masterly structure, accurate observation of sensuous detail and mystic power.Dover Publications

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is generally considered to be a turning point signaling a shift towards modern poetry and the beginning of British Romantic literature.Read & Co. Books

Coleridge uses words to make the fantastical believable.Publishers Weekly


Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 19

Cost: $25, includes a copy of the book mailed to your home

Register online or call 919.962.1544


October 19, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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