This international person is included in AustLit to identify a relationship with Australian literature.
Born: Established: 21 Oct 1772 Devon (County),
Samuel Taylor Coleridge is included in AustLit because he is the subject of Australian literary comment and creative writing. Some of his works and extracts from his works were published in Australian colonial newspapers and magazines in the nineteenth century.
For further information, see: John Beer, ‘Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772–1834)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com.rp.nla.gov.au/view/article/5888, accessed 21 Jan 2015]