The Watchman (periodical)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Watchman was a short-lived periodical established and edited by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1796.

The first number was promised for 5 February 1796 but actually appeared on 1 March. It ceased publication with its tenth number (published 13 May 1796).[1] The publication contained essays, poems, news stories, reports on Parliamentary debates, and book reviews.[2]


  1. ^ Johnson, S. F., 'Coleridge's The Watchman: Decline and Fall', The Review of English Studies, 1953
  2. ^

Further reading[edit]

  • Lewis Patton (ed.) The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. 2: The Watchman, Bollingen series: 75, 1970. ISBN 978-0-691-09719-0