SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Thursday 21 January 2016 at 6.30pm.
Tickets £10, with supper afterwards £25
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834 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. Read more…
The Sladers Yard Talks will be followed by a delicious buffet dinner/lunch served by Sladers Yard’s celebrated Licensed Café. The £15 buys a full main course from a choice of seafood, free-range meat or vegetarian dishes. A wonderful selection of desserts and cheese are available à la carte.