Samuel Taylor Coleridge





  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Gen ed. Kathleen Coburn. 16 vols. Bollingen Series 75. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969-2002.
  • Shorter Works and Fragments, 2 parts, ed. H. J. Jackson and J. R. de Jackson Princeton University Press, 1995.

Poetry & Drama

  • The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Ed. Ernest Hartley Coleridge. 2 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1975.
  • Coleridge: Poetical Works. Ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge. 3 vols. London: Pickering, 1834.
  • Coleridge: Poetical Works. Ed. Richard Herne Shepherd. 4 vols. London: Pickering, 1877.


  • Aids to Reflection. Ed. John Beer, Bollingen Series, 75, Princeton University Press, 1993
  • Biographia Literaria, ed. James Engell, and W. Jackson Bate, Bollingen Series, 75, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1983
  • On the Constitution of the Church and State, ed. John Colmet, Bollingen Series, 75, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1976.
  • The Statesman's Manual, Lay Sermons, ed. R. J. White, Bollingen Series, 75, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1993.
  • Lectures 1975 On Politics and Religion, ed. Lewis Patton and Peter Mann, Bollingen Series, 75, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1971.
  • Coleridge's Miscellaneous Criticism, ed. T. M. Raysor, Cambridge: Constable & Co, 1936


  • The Friend, ed, Barbara Rooke, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1969
  • The Watchman. Bristol: Published by the Author, 1 March 1796 - 13 May 1796.
  • The Watchman, ed. Lewis Patton, Bollingen Series, 75, Princeton University Press, 1970.

Correspondence & Table Talk

  • Coleridge: The Early Family Letters. Ed. James Engell. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994.
  • Collected Letters. Ed. Earl Leslie Griggs. 6 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956-1971.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Selected Letters. Ed. H. J. Jackson. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987.
  • The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Early Years, 1787-1805, ed. Ernest de Selincourt, 2nd edn, revised, Chester Shaver, Oxford: Clarendon Presss, 1967
  • The Philosophical Lectures of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed Owen Barfield and Kathleen Coburn, Princeton University Press, 1949.
  • Table Talk Recorded by Henry Nelson Coleridge and John Taylor Coleridge, ed. Carl C. Woodring, 2 vols, Princeton University Press, 1990.
  • S. T. Coleridge Interviews and Recollections, ed. Seamus Perry, New York: Palgrave, 2000
  • Unpublished Letters from Samuel Taylor Coleridge to the Rev. John Prior Estlin. Ed. Henry A. Bright. Folcroft, Penn: Folcroft Press, 1970.
  • Unpublished Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Including Certain Letters Republished from Original Sources. Ed. Earl Leslie Griggs. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1933.

Primary Sources - First Editions

  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Works. Gen. ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge. 22 vols. London: William Pickering; London: Edward Moxon, 1835-1853.
  • Shedd, William G. T., ed. The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; with an Introductory Essay upon His Philosophical and Theological Opinions. 7 vols. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853.
  • Christabel; Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep. London: Printed for John Murray byWilliam Bulmer and Co., 1816.
  • The Devil's Walk: A Poem; by Professor Porson; Edited with a Biographical Memoir and Notes by H. W. Montagu; Illustrated with Engravings on Wood by Bonner and Slader, after the Designs of R. Cruikshank. London: Marsh and Miller [1828?].
  • Cruikshank. London: Alfred Miller; Edinburgh: H. Constable; Glasgow: Griffin; Dublin: Milliken, 1830.
  • The Fall of Robespierre: An Historical Drama. Cambridge: Printed by Benjamin Flower for W. H. Lunn and J. and J. Merrill, 1794.
  • Fears in Solitude: Written in 1798, during the Alarm of an Invasion; to Which Are Added, "France: An Ode" and "Frost at Midnight." London: J. Johnson, 1798.
  • Lyrical Ballads; with a Few Other Poems. Bristol: Biggs and Cottle, 1798.
    (Written in collaboration with W. Wordsworth. Coleridge's contribution were the following four poems: "The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere," "The Foster-Mother's Tale", "The Nightingale," and "The Dungeon)
  • Lyrical Ballads; with Other Poems. 2 vols. London: Biggs and Cottle, 1800.
    (Wordsworth moved the retitled "The Ancient Mariner: A Poet's Reverie" from the front of the book to the back and added Coleridge's poem "Love." Inspired by Coleridge Wordsworth also wrote the "Preface" for this edition)
  • Lyrical Ballads; with Pastoral and Other Poems. 2 vols. London: Biggs and Cottle, 1802. (In the third edition Wordsworth eliminated Coleridge's poem "The Dungeon" and expanded his "Preface" from 46 to 66 pages.)
  • Ode on the Departing Year. Bristol: Printed by N. Biggs and Sold by J. Parsons, 1796.
  • Osorio: A Tragedy; as Originally Written in 1797 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; with the Variorum Readings of Remorse and a Monograph on the History of the Play in Its Earlier and Later Form by the Author of Tennysonia. London: John Pearson, 1873.
  • Poems. London: C. G. and J. Robinson; Bristol: Joseph Cottle, 1797.
    (A revised and enlarged edition of Poems on Various Subjects to which Coleridge added poems by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd.)
  • Poems on Various Subjects. London: C. G. and J. Robinson; Bristol: Joseph Cottle, 1796.
  • Remorse: A Tragedy, in Five Acts. London: Printed for W. Pople, 1813.
  • Sibylline Leaves: A Collection of Poems. London: Rest Fenner, 1817.
  • Zapolya: A Christmas Tale in Two Parts; the Prelude Entitled "The Usurper's Fortune" and the Sequel Entitled "The Usurper's Fate". London: Rest Fenner, 1817.
  • Aids to Reflection in the Formation of a Manly Character on the Several Grounds of Prudence, Morality, and Religion; Illustrated by Select Passages from Our Elder Divines, Especially from Archbishop Leighton. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825.
  • The Statesman's Manual; or, The Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and Foresight: A Lay Sermon, Addressed to the Higher Classes of Society; with an Appendix, Containing Comments and Essays connected with the Study of the Inspired Writings. London: Gale and Fenner, 1816.
  • A Lay Sermon, Addressed to the Higher and Middle Classes, on the Existing Distresses and Discontents. London: Gale and Fenner, 1817.
  • A Moral and Political Lecture, Delivered at Bristol. Bristol: George Routh, 1795.
  • The Plot Discovered; or, An Address to the People, against Ministerial Treason. Bristol: Printed for the Author, 1795.
  • On the Constitution of the Church and State according to the Idea of Each; with Aids toward a Right Judgment on the Late Catholic Bill. London: Hurst, Chance and Co., 1830.
  • Biographia Literaria; or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions. 2 vols. London: Rest Fenner, 1817.
  • Conciones ad Populum; or, Addresses to the People. Bristol: Printed for the Author, 1795.
  • The Friend: A Series of Essays, in Three Volumes, To Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles in Politics, Morals, and Religion; with Literary Amusements Interspersed. 3 vols. London: Rest Fenner, 1818.
  • "A General Introduction to the Encyclopedia Metropolitana; or, A Preliminary Treatise on Method." In The Encyclopedia Metropolitana; or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge.26 vols., 59 parts. London: B. Fellowes, 1817-1845. 1:75pp.
  • The Death of Wallenstein: A Tragedy in Five Acts. Translated from the German of Friedrich Schiller by S. T. Coleridge. London: T. N. Logman and O. Rees, 1800.
  • "A Selection from Mr. Coleridge's Literary Correspondence with Friends and Men of Letters." Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine 10.56 (October 1821): 243-62.
  • Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Ed. H. N. Coleridge. 2 vols. London: John Murray, 1835.


  • Ashton, Rosemary, The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Critical Biography, Blackwell, 1996.
  • Barth, Robert, Coleridge and the Power of Love, Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1988
  • Bate, W.J., Coleridge, Toronto, Macmillan, 1968
  • Beer, John, Coleridge the Visionary, London: Chatto and Windus, 1959
  • Bloom, Harold, ed. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Modern Critical Views, Chelsea House Publications, 1986
  • Boulger, James D., Twentieth Century Interpretations of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice Hall, 1969.
  • Caine, Hall. Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003.
  • Fulford, Tim and Paley, eds. Coleridge's Visionary Languages, D.S.Brewer, 1993
  • Gibson, Matthew, Yeats, Coleridge and the Romantic Sage, Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.
  • Greenberg, Martin, The Hamlet Vocation of Coleridge and Wordsworth, University of Iowa Press, 1986.
  • Haven, Richard. Patterns of Consciousness; An Essay on Coleridge, University of Massachusetts Press, 1969.
  • Hayter, Alethea, Opium and the Romantic Imagination, London: Faber and Faber, 1968
  • Holmes, Richard, Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804, Pantheon Books, 1999.
  • Jasper, David, The Interpretation of Belief: Coleridge, Schleiermacher, and Romanticism, St. Martin's Press, 1986.
  • John B. Beer, Coleridge the Visionary. Greenwood Publishing, 1978.
  • Kearns, Sheila M. Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Romantic Autobiography: Reading Strategies of Self-Representation, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1995.
  • Kooy, Michael John, Coleridge, Schiller and Aesthetic Education, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
  • Levere, Trevor H. Poetry Realized in Nature: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Early Nineteenth-Century Science, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Magnuson, Paul, Coleridge and Wordsworth: A Lyrical Dialogue, Princeton University Press, 1988
  • Magnuson, Paul, Coleridge's Nightmare Poetry, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974
  • Mayberry, Tom & Richard Holmes, Coleridge and Wordsworth: The Crucible of Friendship, Sutton Publishing, 2000).
  • McFarland, Thomas, Coleridge and the Pantheist Tradition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969
  • McNiece, Gerald, The Knowledge That Endures: Coleridge. German Philosophy and the Logic of Romantic Thought, Palgrave Macmillan, 1992
  • Mileur, Jean-Pierre, Vision and Revision: Coleridge's Art of Immanence, Berkeley, Unievrsity of California Press, 1982
  • Modiano, Raimonda, Coleridge and the Concept of Nature, Palgrave Macmillan, 1985
  • Newlyn, Lucy. The Cambridge Companion to Coleridge, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Parker, Reeve, Coleridge's Meditative Art, Ihaca, Cornell University Press, 1975
  • Robert Barth, Romanticism and Transcendence: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Religious Imagination. University of Missouri Press, 2003.
  • Schneider, Elisabeth, Coleridge, Opium and Kubla Khan, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953.
  • Schulz, Max, The Poetic Voices of Coleridge, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1963
  • Stephen Bygrave, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, University Press of Mississippi, 1998.
  • Stillinger, Jack, Coleridge and Textual Instability, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994
  • Taylor, Anya, Coleridge's Defense of the Human, Ohio State University Press, 1986
  • Watson, Jeanie, Risking Enchantment, Lincoln: Nebraska University Press,1990
  • Wheeler, Kathleen, The Creative Mind in Coleridge's Poetry, London: Heinemann, 1981