1927 - THE ROAD TO XANADU by JOHN LOWES, 1st/1st - COLERIDGE Poetry Analysis
1927 - THE ROAD TO XANADU — By JOHN LIVINGSTON LOWES — COLERIDGE Poetry — 1st/1st in Excellent Condition
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Co. Boston (1927)
In exceedingly well preserved condition. Green boards with gilt decorations; 639 pages. Illustrated. The boards and binding are solid and tight with minimal shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean. Lowes' most famous work explores the various sources of Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan', highlighting the books that he believed Coleridge would have read. It offers a fascinating insight into the creative process of the master poet. This is a text that will appeal to those with an interest in Coleridge and his most famous poems, and is a book not to be missed by the discerning poet and student of poetry. Chapters include: 'Chaos', 'The Falcon's Eye', 'The Deep Well', 'The Shaping Spirit', 'The Magical Synthesis', 'Joiner's Work: An Interlude', 'The Loom', 'The Pattern', 'The Fields of Ice', 'The Courts of the Sun', 'The Journeying Moon,' etc.