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Samuel Taylor Coleridge dreamed of Kubla Khan under the influence of opium. Lord Byron—“mad, bad and dangerous to know”—became the first celebrity poet. The writer who best captured “the spirit of the age” was William Hazlitt.
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Early 20th-century composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes' “The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan” shares Debussy's Impressionist style, and even more strongly evokes the exotic East. Inspired by references in Samuel Coleridge's poem, Griffes' music is highly ...
Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities: The book that can't be summarised
Literally, the book tells the story of the meeting between Marco Polo and Kublai Khan during which Polo describes to the curious Khan the cities that he had seen during his voyages.
How Books Influence Authors
The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner stayed with me for years as did Kubla Khan and The Highwayman. All 'dead' poets, all with strong influences on new authors. For me, becoming a writer was an early ambition because of the wonderful books I read.
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