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Reading John Keats

Author: Susan J Wolfson
Publisher: Cambridge ; [New York] : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Keats (1795-1821), one of the best-loved poets of the Romantic period, is ever alive to words, discovering his purposes as he reads - not only books but also the world around him. Leading Keats scholar Susan J. Wolfson explores the breadth of his works, including his longest ever poem Endymion; subsequent romances, Isabella (a Boccaccio tale with a proto-Marxian edge admired by George Bernard Shaw), the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Keats; John Keats; John Keats; John Keats
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Wolfson
ISBN: 9780521513418 0521513413 9780521732796 0521732794
OCLC Number: 897001832
Description: xviii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Life and times --
2. Conceiving early poems, and Poems --
3. Falling in and out of love with Endymion: A Poetic Romance; Rereading King Lear --
4. Venturing 'new Romance': Isabella; or, The Pot of Basil. A Story from Boccaccio --
5. Falling with Hyperion --
6. Still Romancing: The Eve of St Agnes; a dream-sonnet; La belle dame --
7. Reforming the sonnet and forming the Odes of spring 1819: Psyche; Nightingale; Grecian Urn; Melancholy; Indolence --
8. Writhing, wreathing, writing Lamia --
9. Falling in Fall 1819: The Fall of Hyperion and To Autumn --
10. Late poems & lasting Keats --
A few famous formulations --
At a glance: Keats in context.
Responsibility: Susan J. Wolfson.

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This book explores John Keats's major works in the context of his reading and the world in which he shaped his career.  Read more...

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