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What are the differences between Byron's Orientalism and Coleridge's Orientalism (on the examples of Byron's Bride of Abydos and Coleridge's Kubla Khan

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A complex question. If we limit our discussion to just these poems, we can see some differences. Coleridge treats Xanadu as more explicitly imaginary, forcing the Orient more directly into the realm of the fantasy, and the fantastic. You can see this from the use of Xanadu on,...

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