vii Contents Series Foreword, xiii Acknowledgments, xv Introduction and Background, xvii Chronology, xxiii 1 “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” (Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1798) , 1 Synopsis , 1 Historical Background , 3 About Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 6 Why We Read This Work , 9 Historical Explorations of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” 13 Documenting “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” 21 British Imperialism and Arctic Exploration, 21 Document: Captain George Shelvocke, A Voyage Round the World by Way of the Great South Sea (1726) , 23
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