By R. A. Foakes
the single enormous textual content of a chain of lectures on Shakespeare by means of S T Coleridge is that supplied by way of J P Collier's Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton
(1856). His textual content of those very important lectures given via Coleridge in 1811-12 has been the root of all sleek variations. This version is predicated on hitherto unpublished transcripts of the lectures made through Collier while, as a tender guy, he attended Coleridge's lectures. R A Foakes' advent and appendices exhibit the level to which Collier revised and changed Coleridge's phrases for the variation he released forty-five years later. This quantity consequently presents a way more authoritative textual content of Coleridge's most vital Shakespeare lectures.
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