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Author QuotedSamuel Taylor Coleridge
Title QuotedKubla Khan; or, A Vision in a Dream: A Fragment
Date (Year/Month/Day)1941/10/10
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1816
QuotationColeridge sometimes gets up to the heights of real myth,too. Keats, seldom. Coleridge, like a surrealist, describes the content of his own imagination and the result is good because the content of his imagination is interesting in itself (Kubla Khan and Ancient Mariner, anyway).
JournalRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 435
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