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road to Xanadu

John Livingston Lowes

road to Xanadu

a study in the ways of the imagination

by John Livingston Lowes

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, -- 1772-1834.,
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, -- 1772-1834.,
  • Imagination.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Livingston Lowes.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 639 p. :
    Number of Pages639
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19920016M

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It is a big, fat book and it is tremendous fun to readCited by: 9. About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Co + Collier. Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. THE ROAD TO XANADU: A STUDY IN THE WAYS OF THE IMAGINATION, JOHN LIVINGSTON LOWES, Houghton Mifflin,later s printing, p, trade pb, bumped/scuffed covers, text clean/tanning, solid binding + THE GOLDEN BOUGH: A STUDY IN MAGIC AND RELIGION.

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Though later critics have disputed both Lowes' findings and method, The Road to Xanadu according to Toby Litt, an English author, it is 'a book of a lifetime': "Its argument, that Coleridge had one of the most extraordinary minds the world has ever seen, is there on every page"; it "is one of the books which helped me understand what writing is.".

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