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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Gustave Doré
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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Doré's engravings for The Rime are considered by many to be his greatest work. The terrifying space of the open sea, the storms and whirlpools of an unknown ocean, the hot equatorial seas swarming with monsters, the ice of Antarctica, more — are all rendered in a powerful manner. Full text and 38... show more
Doré's engravings for The Rime are considered by many to be his greatest work. The terrifying space of the open sea, the storms and whirlpools of an unknown ocean, the hot equatorial seas swarming with monsters, the ice of Antarctica, more — are all rendered in a powerful manner. Full text and 38 plates.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486223056 (0486223051)
ASIN: 486223051
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 77
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.5 Beware the Age of Reason
Whenever I come to this poem the first thing that comes to mind is the song by Iron Maiden (unfortunately I don't think they did a video clip – which would have been awesome in its own right). I am really tempted to spend the rest of this review talking about how as a teenager I loved Iron Ma...
Elaine White's Life in Books
Elaine White's Life in Books rated it
5.0
This is my favourite poem ever! It's a story, a novel, a poem and a life lesson all in one. If you haven't read it, then I suggest you do. The fates...the albatross...the hermit...it's all worth it.
Giacomo's blog
Giacomo's blog rated it
5.0 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
There's not much to say about this classic that hasn't been said. It is still one of my favorite poems of all time. They say Coleridge was heavy into opium when writing this, and other works. If he was, it might explain the visions, but regardless, this is a classic piece of literature. I have read ...
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UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
5.0
Great setup for Moby-Dick!
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Not Quite Home rated it
4.0 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The poetry speaks for itself, and the artwork by Gustave Dore is amazing.
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