John Keats : a literary life / R.S. White
- White, R. S., 1948-
- Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Physical Description:
- ix, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
- Literary lives
- Machine generated contents note: -- List of abbreviations -- 'He could not quiet be' -- 'Aesculapius' -- 'Was there a poet born?' -- 'Fraternal souls' and Poems (1817) -- 'That which is creative must create itself: 1817 and Endymion -- '- Things real - things semireal - and no things -': 1818: January to June -- Walking north and the death of Tom: 1818: July to December -- 'A Gordian complication of feelings': love, women and romance -- 'Tease us out of thought': May 1819: Odes -- Playwright -- Autumn in Winchester -- 'A frog in a frost': the final journey -- Bibliography -- Index .
- "At the heart of this 'Literary Life' are fresh interpretations of Keats's most loved poems, alongside other neglected but rich poems. The readings are placed in the contexts of his letters to family and friends, his medical training, radical politics of the time, his love for Fanny Brawne, his coterie of literary figures and his tragic early death"--
- 9780230572638 (hbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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