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date: 26 April 2019

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This article examines Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘dialogues’ with German thought and literature. It explains that Coleridge was deeply engaged in the German renaissance of culture in the late eighteenth century, leading to the high period of German literature. The article discusses Coleridge's early interest in German, his appreciation of Friedrich Schiller as a playwright, and his reading of contemporary poets such as Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock.

Keywords: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, German literature, German renaissance, Friedrich Schiller, playwright, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock

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