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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Esprios Classics), Paperback / softback Book

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Esprios Classics) Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (originally The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797-98 and published in 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads.

Some modern editions use a revised version printed in 1817 that featured a gloss. Along with other poems in Lyrical Ballads, it is often considered a signal shift to modern poetry and the beginning of British Romantic literature.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner recounts the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage.

The mariner stops a man who is on his way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story.

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