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John Keats (1795 – 1821)

Nationality: British Periods: British 19th Century

One of the Romantic poets, author of “La Belle Dame Sans Merci,” “Ode to a Nightingale,” and “Ode on a Grecian Urn”

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Collected Poems of John Keats

Ode on a Grecian Urn

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Criticism about John Keats

The Cockney Politics of Gender — the Cases of Hunt and Keats
“In this essay, I shall examine how Cockney writers — chiefly Leigh Hunt and John Keats — adopted and appropriated ubiquitous gendered language in order to legitimise their bourgeois poetics and politics.”
Contains: Criticism,
Author: Ayumi Mizukoshi
From: Romanticism on the Net Vol. 14 May 1999
This lengthy analysis of the author’s life and work includes sections on “Early years”, “Endymion”, “The Eve of St. Agnes”, “La Belle Dame Sans Merci”, and “Sonnets.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: C. H. Herford
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XII: English, The Romantic Revival, The Nineteenth Century, I

Biographical sites about John Keats

Contains details from the Keats biography authored by Sir SIdney Colvin (1887) and copies of many of Keats’ poems.
Contains: Obituary,
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John Keats
This site offers an introduction to Keats, including a biography.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Timeline, Commentary, Bibliography,
John Keats
This page from the companion web site to XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia’s “Introduction to Poetry” text includes a biography, critical overview, and bibliography of the poet.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Commentary
Author: XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia
John Keats
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, and the full text of several poems.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Webliography, Pictures
Author: Academy of American Poets
Includes an introduction to Romanticism as well as extensive biographical information about Keats. Provides links to poems and letters, with suggestions for further reading.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Bibliography
Author: Pape, Thilo v.
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