For our discussion of Lyrical Ballads (1798 edition) by Wordsworth & Coleridge, the two must read poems are:
Other poems to consider are:
- "Goody Blake and Harry Gill"
- "Simon Lee, the Old Huntsman"
- "We Are Seven"
- "The Thorn"
- "The Idiot Boy"
- "Expostulation and Reply"
- "The Tables Turned"
Also, I strongly suggest you read the "Preface" to the expanded 1800 and 1802 editions of Lyrical Ballads, which you can find here below:
I mentioned Renata Adler's use of the "Ancient Mariner" in her novel Pitch Dark. Here's a link to the reissue of the novel at Amazon: Pitch Dark (NYRB Classics)